Observations in the Family: Fringillidae

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

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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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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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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
Comments:0
Description:

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

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Bunting

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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 1st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Siskin Family

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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 31st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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De Bully De Hoop

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: De Hoop
Observed: 19th November 2014
Added: 30th December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Bird in a bush

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Haarwegskloof old access road from west
Observed: 26th December 2015
Added: 30th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Forest Canary

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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 29th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Canary

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Haarwegskloof house field
Observed: 25th December 2015
Added: 29th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cinnamonbreast Bunting (Coernie)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Coernie Station
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 5th December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Chaffinch and juvenile

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By: JABlaauw
Location: Bergvliet, Cape Town
Observed: 1st December 2015
Added: 2nd December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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yellow bird

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Location: Kirstenbosch
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 1st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Yellowfront Canary (Addo)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Addo - Homestead
Observed: 17th November 2015
Added: 1st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Brimstone Canary (Harkeville)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Harkerville Lodge
Observed: 12th November 2015
Added: 1st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bird at Wolfberg Arch

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Location: Wolfberg Arch
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 1st December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Canary feast

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Location: A9a, Tokai Park
Observed: 13th November 2015
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Large flocks of canaries feeding on the grass seeds in this recently cleared area.

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Cape Bunting (Emberiza capensis subsp. capensis) [(o)"]~Buckley

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Location: Zeekoegat
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 13th November 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Chaffinch

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 4th November 2015
Added: 11th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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building nests?

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Immature Cape Canary?

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Location: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Observed: 8th November 2015
Added: 9th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Bunting

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Location: Mashovhela Trail
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 8th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Forest Canary

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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 9th October 2015
Added: 7th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Groenkloof garden birds 19

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Location: Groenkloof, Pretoria
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 7th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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