Over the years the species list of birds recorded in the ‘fynbos’ garden or from the viewing deck overlooking False Bay has steadily increased.

Amethyst Sunbird

Amethyst Sunbird – adult male

The latest is the Amethyst Sunbird, an occasional visitor to the Cape Peninsula, bringing the list up to 80 species in the form of a breeding pair this last month as an exciting addition to Malachite, Lesser Double-collared and Orange-breasted Sunbird as regular visitors to the nectar feeder.

Amethyst Sunbird - sub-adult

Amethyst Sunbird – sub-adult

For more info on the birds in our garden in Simon’s Town, Cape Town, contact Patrick or Marie-Louise on info@avianleisure.com or browse our website www.avianleisure.com