Lion’s ear was growing all around our camp – the perfect flower to find sunbirds on. However, getting the Malachite Sunbird on camera proved to be a lot more difficult than expected: I mostly heard or saw the bird feeding on the nectar of the flowers during classes, when I didn’t have my camera on me. One evening, however, I got lucky and this male sat on the flowers to feed, while I was hiding and waiting behind a bush with my camera ready.