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Siskin, Drakensberg

Unread post by Cherries » Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:07 pm

Drakensberg Siskin
Crithagara symonsi (Bergpietjiekanarie)

Occurs in grassland and scrub in the high mountains, descending into kloofs down to 1,500m in winter. Forages on the ground among rocks and vegetation and is easily overlooked. Food: seeds, buds and insects. Monogamous. Cup nest often in rock face crevice. Canary like song.

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(Check ring on leg)

Taken at top of Sani Pass. Think I was still shaking after the journey up the pass!! :lol:
Jackie

Croc Bridge - 6 April 2012
Berg en Dal - 7&8 April 2012

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