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Eremomela, green-capped

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Eremomela, green-capped

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:48 am

I have only seen Green-capped eremomela (Eremomela scotops) in KNP and Mapungupwe, but they are said to occur in the broad-leaved woodlands of the north-eastern parts of South Africa outside these reserves as well.

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It is a busy bird, foraging in groups (sometimes mixed specie groups). Its call is a loud, monotonously repeated chirp and, like other eremomelas, it reacts quickly to its sound byte, often coming in to investigate from quite some distance away.
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Re: Eremomela, green-capped

Unread post by hilda » Fri May 13, 2016 5:47 am

Beautiful picture of this pretty little bird Johan. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Eremomela, green-capped

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:04 am

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