Observations in the Family: Fringillidae

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

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Blurry Bunting greeting the day

Emberiza impetuani subsp. sloggetti
By: Gigi
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Location: Karoo
Observed: 20th March 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Canary again

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Porcupine Hills Farm, Elgin Valley
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 23rd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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seedeater

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Porcupine Hills Farm, Elgin Valley
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Morning song

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Location: WCNP, Abrahamskraal WH
Observed: 7th April 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bunting

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Porcupine Hills Farm, Elgin Valley
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 11th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow Canary

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Location: Porcupine Hills Farm, Elgin Valley
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 10th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bunting

Bunting
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Location: Porcupine Hills Farm, Elgin Valley
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow Canary (R393)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R393 - Senqu
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 2nd April 2016
Identifications:1
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Bunting amid the branches

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Krom River Hike
Observed: 26th March 2016
Added: 31st March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Golden-breasted Bunting ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Brimstone Canary (Hole-Wall)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hole in the Wall
Observed: 16th January 2016
Added: 23rd March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Changing for the seasons

Cape Canary
By: Evanne Rothwell
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Location: Silvermine Wetlands
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 17th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A Cape Canary in transition

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Canary (Mthatha)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Mthatha
Observed: 12th January 2016
Added: 12th March 2016
Identifications:1
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Cape Canary (Naba Naba)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Naba Naba
Observed: 11th January 2016
Added: 8th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Voel

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Duna huis
Observed: 27th February 2016
Added: 5th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Cape Bunting (Van Wyksdorp)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Van Wyksdorp
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 24th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Streakyhead Seedeater (Van Wyksdorp)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Van Wyksdorp
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 21st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bird at Kirstenbosch Gardens

Bird in Kirstenbosch Gdns
By: Alan Winter
Location: KIRSTENBOSCH BOTANICAL GARDENS
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 16th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Sparrow size Finch?

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Canary but which one?

Canary but which one?
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Location: Magudu
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 13th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Refused to show his face and flew off before we could see.
Black-throat or Yellow-eye?

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Yellow-fronted Canary (Crithagra mozambica subsp. mozambica)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, bird hide at Siphiso campsite
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Yellow-fronted Canary (Crithagra mozambica subsp. mozambica)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, bird hide at Siphiso campsite
Observed: 24th December 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Brimstone canary, Dikbekkanarie

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Pringle Bay
Observed: 2nd January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Vogel gelb

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
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Young Canary

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Keysers River Path, Tokai Park
Observed: 27th January 2016
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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down in the weeds

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Location: Kirstenbosch BG
Observed: 5th December 2015
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Canary Seed

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: River Time, Velddrif
Observed: 8th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Siskin gang

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Location: Nursery Ravine/Skeleton Gorge Hike
Observed: 27th December 2015
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Streaky-headed Seedeater

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Location: Hermanus Yacht Club
Observed: 10th December 2015
Added: 8th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bunting in the Bush

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Location: Kanonkop, Cape Point Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 4th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow-fronted Canary -unusually large and looking very masculine - much like a brimstone canary

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Location: home
Observed: 8th August 2015
Added: 3rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

At first sight I thought it was a Brimstone Canary. Very strong masculine features.

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