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Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby leopardspotter » Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:30 am

Cape Sugarbird

Taken at Kirstenbosch Gardens last weekend:
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Cape Sugarbird in Port Elizabeth?

Unread postby carolynn » Sat Feb 28, 2009 3:55 pm

Very excited, just seen a Cape Sugarbird in our garden here in PE - never knew it came along as far as this from the Southern/ Western Cape. Would it be something that escaped from captivity or are they found here often? Even stuck around long enough to get the camera out and take some photo's - don't know how clear they will be though!
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Re: Cape Sugarbird in Port Elizabeth?

Unread postby JenB » Sat Feb 28, 2009 4:03 pm

Hi carolynn,
I'm not sure about their range but that is a nice sighting! :D
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Re: Cape Sugarbird in Port Elizabeth?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:55 pm

Saw one last week on Chapman's Peak :whistle:
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Re: Cape Sugarbird in Port Elizabeth?

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:16 pm

JenB wrote:
:yaya: GP, come on over with that nice new Roberts of yours!

You know me too well JenB. :lol: Well within its range in Port Elizabeth. Distribution ranges from Saldanha as far up as Calvinia and eatwards as far as East London. Port Elizabeth specifically mentioned.
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Re: Cape Sugarbird in Port Elizabeth?

Unread postby Tilandi » Sat Feb 28, 2009 7:02 pm

Hi carolynn
Their distribution is from "extreme sw and s Cape from Cedarberg to Buffalo River near East London" according to my PDA Roberts.

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Re: Cape Sugarbird in Port Elizabeth?

Unread postby carolynn » Sat Feb 28, 2009 7:23 pm

Thank you to all. That is very interesting to know as I have never heard of it being sighted here. :shock:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby CurtisDillon » Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:34 pm

:hmz: Is this a Cape Sugerbird?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:46 pm

Female Cape Sugerbird :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby Cherries » Tue May 04, 2010 9:57 pm

Hi Carolynn

Settlers' Monument in Grahamstown - 27 April 2010.

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Re: Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Thu May 20, 2010 6:27 pm

Cherries! :thumbs_up: Nice Photos!
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Re: Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:26 am

In the main street of Agulhas there is a very neat garden where the owner maintains this bird-feeder for the sweet-beaks...

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I was just wondering if 'mites have had similar successes?
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Re: Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:54 pm

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Re: Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby granjan » Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:31 pm

Seen in Kirstenbosch yesterday.

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Re: Sugarbird: Cape

Unread postby Albert » Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:00 am

Once again: Harold Porter....

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