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Forest Canary

Crithagra scotops Sundevall, CJ 1850

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Frank Lambert 2019-10-17 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Wynberg (South Africa) (130 m) sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

509753
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Frank Lambert 2019-10-17 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Wynberg (South Africa) (130 m) call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

509754
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Frank Lambert 2019-10-17 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Wynberg (South Africa) (130 m) call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

509751
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Frank Lambert 2019-10-17 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Wynberg (South Africa) (130 m) call, sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

509752
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Tristan Spurway 2018-10-09 Haenertsburg, Mopani, Limpopo, Pietersburg (South Africa) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

500264
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Bram Piot 2016-11-12 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (130 m) call -

Contact calls by 3-5 birds while feeding

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

342520
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Faansie Peacock 2015-11-21 Eweni, Champagne Castle, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) (1500 m) call -

Soft 'conversational' calls from a party of 8 Forest Canaries (including juveniles), foraging on thistles and weeds at the roadside in a forest-edge habitat in mountain foothills.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

292871
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Faansie Peacock 2015-11-21 Eweni, Champagne Castle, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) (1500 m) call, song -

Soft 'conversational' calls from a party of 8 Forest Canaries (including juveniles), foraging on thistles and weeds at the roadside in a forest-edge habitat in mountain foothills. This is followed by beautiful song sequences by one of the birds.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

292870
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Lynette Rudman 2017-06-03 Near Martindale, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (240 m) song -

Bird seen sitting from a tree in a wooded valley in early winter.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

373717
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Lynette Rudman 2017-07-15 San Souci, Alexandria, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (240 m) call -

An unusual soft high-pitched call of a Forest Canary. Recorded early on a winter's morning in thick bush on the roadside.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

379982
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Peter Boesman 2017-09-28 Grootvaderbosch Nature reserve, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (? m) call -

Calls of a small group feeding close to the ground inside the forest.

392456
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Frank Lambert 2019-10-17 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Wynberg (South Africa) (130 m) call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

509755
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Charles Hesse 23-08-2010 Wilderness National Park, Western Cape (South Africa) (30 m) Calls (A) - 62616
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Peter Boesman 2014-10-30 Xumeni Forest, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) song - [sono] 280200
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Peter Boesman 2017-10-02 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song -

ID certainty 90%.

392457
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Lynette Rudman 2018-07-07 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Bathurst (South Africa) (20 m) song -

A few phrases from a Forest Canary in a forest beside a river in mid winter.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

424823
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Bram Piot 2016-11-12 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (130 m) call -

Contact calls by 3-5 birds while feeding

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

342521
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Lynette Rudman 2021-05-15 Makana Local Municipality (near Grahamstown), Western District, Eastern Cape, Albany (South Africa) (440 m) adult, call, male -

The bird was preening and making the odd very soft, high-pitched contact call in between. Recorded it on the edge of a stream in late autumn.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

648980
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Peter Boesman 2013-02-05 Magoebaskloof, Tzaneen, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) call - [sono] 280190
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Lynette Rudman 2019-08-10 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Bathurst (South Africa) (140 m) song -

Bird heard calling from a tree canopy in a forest over a small stream on a calm, warm morning in late winter.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

492730
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Lynette Rudman 2016-05-14 Kirkwood, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (260 m) song -

Birds seen calling from a tree on the edge of a forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

316919
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Tim Cockcroft 2014-06-24 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (0 m) call, song -

Two recordings edited into one, song first, then call.

bird-seen:no

183489
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops umbrosa Niall Perrins 2014-08-09 Creighton, East Griqualand, KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) (1500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

190620
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Forest Canary - Crithagra scotops Tim Cockcroft 2019-02-23 Tharfield (near Port Alfred), Eastern Cape, Bathurst (South Africa) (20 m) call, song -

Singing from scrub habitat bordering rivering forest.

bird-seen:yes

489103
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Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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