The South African Bird Ringing Unit

Ringing birds around Africa!


Sunbird Colour Ringing Project (George)

Researcher/s: Andrew Marshall, , ,

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Species: Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Nectarinia [Cinnyris] chalybea [chalybeus])
Location: George and surrounds, Western Cape, South Africa
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Running From: August 2020 - onwards
Ring Type: Legring: 4 digits: 1 letter, 3 numbers
Colour Combination: White number on Black ring

This project aims to collect movement, age (longevity), and population data for 3 sunbird species found in and around the George area.