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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Didbird » Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:30 pm

For you, I have a new problem with two birds near a yellow-fronted Canary, a big one and a more smaller. Two weavers but from two different species, I suggest Village Weaver or Cape weaver for the bigger and Masked Weaver for the other one. What do you think about them?
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Re: Help for id

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:21 pm

Didbird, it always helps to give where you have seen the birds!! :wink: :D

Right - Yellow-Fronted Canary
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Canary Yellow-fronted

Unread postby Cherries » Sat May 02, 2009 3:31 pm

Yellow-fronted Canary (old name yellow-eyed canary)
Crithagra mozambicus Geeloogkanarie

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Smaller than a sparrow. Bold facial pattern, grey crown nape and flanks with yellow rump and white tail tip. Female is paler and the juvenile is duller than the female with streaks on chest and flanks. Typical canary song.

Found in pairs or small groups when breeding otherwise large flocks.
Inhabits eastern and northern woodland and thornveld as well as built up areas. Primarily seed eater but will eat small insects. Forages on the ground and in trees.

Cup shaped nest with clutch of 2-5.
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Dec 22, 2009 6:15 pm

... and some more :D please
5. and a Yellow-fronted Canary ? 29.10 around Olifants

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Unread postby deefstes » Tue Dec 22, 2009 6:39 pm

anne-marie, you're correct on all your ID's.
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Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Dec 22, 2009 9:17 pm

:D thanks a lot
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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Flutterby » Sun Apr 25, 2010 10:57 am

Hi there,

I need some help identifying this - taken in the Pilanesberg.

Streakyheaded Canary?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:40 am

Yellow Fronted Canary

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Flutterby » Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:22 pm

Thanks Justin, :thumbs_up:

Saves me a lot of hair pulling & teeth gnashing!! :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:38 pm

Its a pleasure! :D
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Re: Canary Yellow-fronted

Unread postby Dabchick » Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:33 am

Saw a pair in the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens yesterday. Pretty little birds :)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Mgoddard » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:48 pm

thank you all again...have so far with your ID's added another 6 to my list.

Here are the last 3 on general birds.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Apr 18, 2011 1:58 pm

The first one looks like a Yellow Fronted Canary. :D

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:25 pm

Help please. Maybe a yellow fronted canary?
Seen in our garden in Port Edward.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Gary » Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:23 pm

Looks like that to me!


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