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Cape Robin Not the sharpest of shots but it gives you an idea of how beautiful this bird is. I will try to get a better one! Cape Robin-Chat,Cossypha caffra,Geotagged,South Africa,birds Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Cape Robin

Not the sharpest of shots but it gives you an idea of how beautiful this bird is. I will try to get a better one!

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  1. Indeed it is exceptionally bright and pretty. Love it, and can't wait for more. Posted 9 years ago

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The Cape Robin-Chat, ''Cossypha caffra'', is a small passerine bird of the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae.

It is a mainly resident breeder in southern and eastern Africa from Kenya south to Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. It is a common species at forest edges and in scrub, fynbos, karoo, plantations, gardens and parks.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Mar 26, 2013. Captured Mar 25, 2013 07:50 in 31 Elgin Road, Randburg 2194, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO3200
  • 400mm