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 Post subject: Bunting: Cape
Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:22 am 
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Cape Bunting (Emberiza capensis)

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Other names:
Afrikaans: Rooivlerkstreepkoppie
German: Kapammer
French: Bruant du Cap
Portuguese: Escrevedeira do Cabo
Dutch: Kaapse gors


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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
Unread postPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:59 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
Unread postPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:57 pm 
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Phalaborwa gate area. According to the distribution charts in my books they are not common here?
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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
Unread postPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:50 pm 
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Hi Bobbi.. according to my Distribution charts and sources.. There has never been any record of them.. in Kruger!!

So what a fantastic little find there! :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
Unread postPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:41 pm 
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DotDan, before getting to chuffed with myself I had a look in Sinclair's Birds of Kruger and they show the distribution right throughout the whole of Kruger though scarce (baie skaars). Next time I will lookout especially for these scarce little birds! - and I WILL take photos for proof! :)

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 2:51 pm 
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More from Fish River Canyon:

Bird 6: Cape Bunting?
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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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Josh, most of your ID's are correct.


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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
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Karoo National Park, Oct 2014

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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
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An armchair tick/click? :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Bunting: Cape
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Haha, yes!! :lol: :lol:

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