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Bunting: Cape

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Bunting: Cape

Unread post by francoisd » Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:22 am

Cape Bunting (Emberiza capensis)

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Photographed in Table Mountain National Park

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

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Re: Bunting: Cape

Unread post by arks » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:59 pm

Seen at WCNP on 28 September 2010.

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Re: Bunting: Cape

Unread post by Bobbi Jane » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:57 pm

Phalaborwa gate area. According to the distribution charts in my books they are not common here?
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Re: Bunting: Cape

Unread post by DotDan » Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:50 pm

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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Re: Bunting: Cape

Unread post by Bobbi Jane » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:41 pm

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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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Josh of the Bushveld » Tue Sep 06, 2011 2:51 pm

More from Fish River Canyon:

Bird 6: Cape Bunting?
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by DotDan » Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:27 pm

Josh, most of your ID's are correct.

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Re: Bunting: Cape

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:59 pm

Karoo National Park, Oct 2014

ImageCape Bunting by dinkybird, on Flickr
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Re: Bunting: Cape

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:40 am

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

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:20 am

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

Unread post by Albert » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:52 am

From a recent visit to the Harold Porter botanical gardens at Betty's Bay:

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