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Cape Robin-Chat

Cossypha caffra


Short white eyebrow stripe, Orange Throat and upper breast. The rest of the breast is grey. Belly and undertail coverts are tawny orange.


Forest edge and garden near low lying coast.


Common resident. Alarm call is a guttural "wur-da-durrr"; song is a series of melodious phrases starting with "cherooo-weet-weet-weeeet"

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Kei Heyns
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Kei Heyns

Bitou Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Lat: -34.06, Long: 23.36

Spotted on Mar 4, 2012
Submitted on Jul 27, 2012

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