Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hedydipna
Family: Nectariniidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
collaris
NOTES

A common bush bird about 10 cm long. Mainly insectivorous, but also eats small fruits and nectar. Creeps about quietly and lives in small groups. Builds a pear-shaped nest.


AUTHORITY
(Vieillot, 1819)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Rich yellow underparts. Males have a narrow blue and purple collar. The bill is short
Colour: Yellow
Notes: Iridescent green upper parts
Colour: Green
Common Name
Collared sunbird
Kortbeksuikerbekkie
Sunbird
Habitat
NOTES: Likes dense bush and occurs mainly in the lower stratum. Common visitor at the sunbird feeder
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Anthreptes collaris



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