What could be sweeter than nectar, and this female Amethyst Sunbird seeking sweetness from the flowers of a Krantz Aloe?
I took the above photo standing back from a window so as not to frighten the bird off, and the burglar bars on the window – ubiquitous in our part of the world – created a vignette effect.
Many species of aloe, including the Krantz Aloe (Aloe arborescens), are winter flowering, providing their sweet nectar for many birds and other animals during the tough months of winter
Posted in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge with the theme ‘Sweet’. See images on this theme from other bloggers here
Posted by Carol