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Cape Sugarbird
Promerops cafer (Linnaeus, 1758)
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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.
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-10-02 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392663
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-10-02 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392660
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Faansie Peacock 2017-07-01 Clanwilliam, Cederberg, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (800 m) call, wing flapping -

Various parties of sugarbirds calling in the pre-dawn mist. Fluttering around with loud wingbeats and calling aggressively in response to playback, while flitting from protea to protea.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

382964
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Bram Piot 2016-11-12 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (130 m) call -

Female calling shortly after landing in the bush where a male was singing

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

342516
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-09-17 Paarl Mountain area, Paarl, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392658
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-10-02 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392662
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Pamela C. Rasmussen 19 Dec 2010 South Africa: Kirstenbosch (-33.99, 18.42) , South Africa (South Africa) (170 m) calls then wing noise - quality: good 12231
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Faansie Peacock 2017-07-01 Clanwilliam, Cederberg, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (800 m) call, song -

Various parties of sugarbirds calling in the pre-dawn mist. Quite far away, so recording levels amplified.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

382963
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Bram Piot 2016-11-12 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (130 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

342517
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-10-02 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392661
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-10-02 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392659
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Bram Piot 2016-11-12 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (130 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

342515
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Charles Hesse 24-07-2010 De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape (South Africa) (100 m) Flights display& song (B) -   62560
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Pamela C. Rasmussen 18 Dec 2010 South Africa: Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (-34.33, 18.45) , South Africa (South Africa) (80 m) calls and wing noise - quality: good 12414
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Peter Boesman 2017-09-17 Paarl Mountain area, Paarl, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392657
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Pamela C. Rasmussen 18 Dec 2010 South Africa: Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (-34.33, 18.45) , South Africa (South Africa) (80 m) wing noise - quality: good 12412
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Alan Collett 2017-07-28 Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (130 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

381392
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Lynette Rudman 2016-06-08 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (700 m) call -

Birds seen calling from a hillside full of King Proteas.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

320537
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Frank Lambert Dec 2002 Cape Town Botanic Gardens, South Africa (South Africa) (100 m) song (no score) - sound taken off a video 34760
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Yeray Seminario 2017-11-23 Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape (South Africa)   -   77392901
macaulaylibrary.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Patrik Åberg 27-12-2006 Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, Western Cape (South Africa) (? m) Call (no score) -   28641
xeno-canto.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Linda R. Macaulay 1994-09-18 Ceres Nature Preserve, South Africa, South Africa (South Africa)   -   80616
macaulaylibrary.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Linda R. Macaulay 1994-09-18 Ceres Nature Preserve, South Africa, South Africa (South Africa)   -   80618
macaulaylibrary.org
Cape Sugarbird - Promerops cafer Hans Matheve 2017-09-20 Helderberg NR, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (170 m) song -

playback-used:no

395364
xeno-canto.org
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