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Gambella, Ethiopia - Olive bellied Sunbird? (1 Viewer)

JSmolders

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Simple question: is the pictured bird a male olive-bellied sunbird in transition?

Location: Gambella, Ethiopia. March-April. Hopping around in Neem trees and gardenia trees.

I‘ve seen plenty of Beautiful Sunbirds around lately, transitioning or full breeding plumage. This one has no elongated tail feathers and appears to have a much shorter bill.

Thanks for the help!
 

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