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Caption: Male malachite sunbird (Nectarinia famosa) feeding on a king protea (Protea cynaroides) in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens near Cape Town, South Africa, is chased from the flower by a female Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer).

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Malachite sunbird and Cape sugarbird

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