The female purple-rumped sunbird enjoying a quick afternoon snack. These are pretty shy and quick moving birds, so I got as close as I could and took the shot, without risking her flying away in a bid to avoid the foreground clutter. Sure enough, as I made my way to move into a slightly more head-on position, she was gone in a flurry of wings!

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