Observations in the Family: Fringillidae

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

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Cape Bunting

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Vander Stell Pass R43, Caledon
Observed: 23rd April 2015
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Cape Bunting

Cape Bunting
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: Shale band walk Welbedacht Cave to Gabriels Pass Cedarberg
Observed: 11th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Cape Bunting (Meiringspoort)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: N12, Meiringspoort
Observed: 17th April 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Larklike bunting, Vaalstreepkoppie

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Yellowfront Canary (Crithagra mozambica subsp. granti)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, bird hide at Siphiso campsite
Observed: 3rd April 2015
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
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Canary Feeding up close

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 8th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Feeding on the seeds of daisies

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Cape Bunting

Cape Bunting
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: Cape Point trail Cape Maclear
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 8th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Canary Flock

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bunting

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 6th April 2015
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Cape bunting

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Location: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 4th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Brimstone Canary

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kingfisher Corner, Sedgefield
Observed: 12th January 2015
Added: 4th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Canary

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Goukamma Nature Reserve
Observed: 12th January 2015
Added: 4th April 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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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

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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
Comments:0
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White-throated Canary

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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

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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

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Location: Kaaimansrivier
Observed: 1st February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Cry baby

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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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

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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

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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: 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
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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
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