Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer) on king protea (Protea cynaroides)

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    Cape Sugarbirds, male. I was lucky, shooting with a 90 mm macro lens when the birds landed in front of my face, on the flower I was photographing. It happened TWICE, which has never happened ONCE before in 20 years!

    paradise tanager, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

      Image magnifique, bien composée. Chapeau.

    2. Philippe_Be 35 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous capture !

    3. Rich Byham 35 months ago | reply

      Excellent shot.

    4. jackie.during 35 months ago | reply

      ah wow, what a lovely shot, and nogals on a king protea :-D
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    5. lyn.f 35 months ago | reply

      Fantastic capture - wonderful close-up!

    6. A@die 29 months ago | reply

      This photo is a good sample in the flickr. It is awarded the flickr Clickx Award!
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      flickr Clickx (post1 – award 5)
      Please consider posting this photo into this group.

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