Wildlife photography of a Southern Double-Collared Sunbird perched on the leaves of a Protea in Cape Town, South Africa

A brilliantly plumed Southern Double-Collared Sunbird perches watchfully on the leaves of a protea flower. Sunbirds are wonderfully active little birds with specialized bills for sipping the nectar of flowers. People all over Southern Africa love and appreciate these beautifully colored little avian friends.