The birds, the bees and the flowering trees.

The call of spring heralds in a show of feathers.

Male coots face off to a testing of dominance and territorial rights.
Pollination is the name of the game for these monkey beetles.

Bees and other pollinating insects are busiest in spring, when 60% of the fynbos species are in bloom.

Here a Southern Double-collared Sunbird poises between nectar gathering. Sunbirds and sugarbirds play a vital role in pollinating fynbos plants such as the pincushion species.