Courtyard birding

Courtyard birding

While the Hadeda Ibis applied for a job as photo model a couple of Malachite Sunbirds was feeding their offspring

Malachite sunbird in flight

Shot with Canon 100-400 USM IS zoom on 400mm. ISO 800 A 6.3 S 1/3200 Distance less than 5 meters for the first one and second one approx. 10 meters.

Birds love rain …

… except the malachite sunbird …

Passion (for) flowers

Building a Nest 7 (in the meantime)

Just a little update in this series. The female Malachite Sunbird is still brooding and the male hangs around. Slowly I’m allowed to get closer.