Sue Stovell

by Susan Stovell
(Table View , Cape Town , South Africa)





Hi
I stay in Table View Cape town.
The little chick that I have seen is been fed by a male and female Double Collar Lesser Sunbird. I first saw the chick on its own and thought, from its colour that it was a baby Cardinal Woodpecker. When I saw it again it was been fed by the sunbirds, over and over, it also peeped non stop and became very excited when they arrived back.
The male and female's head fitted into the mouth of the baby and it just looked to big to be theirs, the beck is also not long and curved like a sunbirds beck. It is a longish beck as you can see from the pictures.
I do hope you can help id the little chap, I have searched the internet but can't find anything that will help.
Thank
SUE

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