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The Cape Sugarbird is a grey-brown bird that easily recognizable by a spot of yellow under its tail and the very long tail feathers present in males.
The Cape Sugarbird is distributed throughout the chaparral in south Africa and the Cape Floral Region where there are flowering proteas and ericas. It is also found in gardens in summer when most proteas are not in flower.
Spotted this bird in Hermanus, South Africa in December