Observations in the Family: Fringillidae

Common Name: Canaries, Buntings or Finches or Kanaries, Streepkoppies, Ens.

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Cape Sisken

Cape Sisken
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Fernkloof: Galpin Hut trail west loop
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Cape Sisken

Cape Sisken
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond north ascent Three Sisters
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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LBJ

LBJ
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Location: Stillbay
Observed: 1st March 2015
Added: 17th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

small finch or similar, observed in reeds, about 12 cm long

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LBJ

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kingfisher Corner, Sedgefield
Observed: 14th January 2015
Added: 12th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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White-throated Canary

WhitethroatedCanary
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Location: Namib-Naukluft National Park, C28, Namibia
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Baby bunting

20140218 Emberiza capensis
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Sunny Seas, Betty's Bay
Observed: 17th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Not sure which sub-species

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Lark-like Bunting - Vaalstreepkoppie

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Yellow Canary on the wire - Geelkanarie gespande draad

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Black-throated Canary - Bergkanarie

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bunting

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Forest Canary

Canary
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Location: Kaaimansrivier
Observed: 1st February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Cry baby

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By: vynbos
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Location: Gifkommetjie and Platboom, Cape Point NP
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 26th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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It was very far away to see and could only make it out with the aid of the zoom in the camera

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By: dearie1953
Location: Pilanesberg
Observed: 17th January 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Black and white striped head
Light rusty coloured abdomen.
Could not see the wings.

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Singing bird

019 1 whitethroated canary Serinus albogularis
By: peter slingsby
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Location: Matjiesfontein near Nieuwoudtville
Observed: 25th August 2007
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Loud trilling call, offsetting the fields of nodding Bulbinellas

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Canaries

serinus canicollis
By: peter slingsby
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Location: Sadawatara Cottage, Krakeelrivier [recommended]
Observed: 16th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A typical swarm, congregating at sunset

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Yellow Canary

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Location: Windhoek
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Yellow-fronted Canary (Tzaneen)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Sunland (Tzaneen)
Observed: 11th February 2015
Added: 17th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Streaky headed Canary?

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Location: HPNBG
Observed: 11th February 2015
Added: 12th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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singing seed-eater

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: TC Robertson Nature Reserve
Observed: 3rd February 2015
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Cape Siskin

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By: Michael McSweeney
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubSouth African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Cape Point
Observed: 31st January 2015
Added: 2nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Cinnamonbreast Bunting ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Malelane Gate, KNP
Observed: 16th January 2015
Added: 2nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Brimstone Canary

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Location: Glentana, Western Cape
Observed: 21st November 2014
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Streaky-Headed Seedeater

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Location: Glentana, Western Cape
Observed: 28th April 2014
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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High altitude LBJ

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Location: Rhino Peak
Observed: 17th January 2015
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came out of the fog, Landed next to us for a rest and then flew off

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Bunting

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Location: Garden Castle, Southern Drakensberg
Observed: 17th January 2015
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bird

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Location: Mosselbaai Punt
Observed: 16th December 2014
Added: 16th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Witkeel Kanarie

Crithagra albogularis
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Location: Koeskopfontein Kloof
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Canary

Crithagra
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Location: Koeskopfontein Kloof
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Drowned bird

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Found floating in swimming dam.

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Thirsty Whitethroat Canary (KarNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 8th January 2015
Added: 10th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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