Cape Bunting

Emberiza capensis - Bruant du Cap

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Emberizidés

  • Genus
    :

    Emberiza

  • Species
    :

    capensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 17 à 27 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cape Bunting (Emberiza capensis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Emberiza capensis nebularum (sw Angola)
  • Emberiza capensis bradfieldi (n and c Namibia)
  • Emberiza capensis smithersii (e Zimbabwe and wc Mozambique)
  • Emberiza capensis plowesi (ne Botswana and s Zimbabwe)
  • Emberiza capensis limpopoensis (se Botswana to North West and Limpopo Provinces. nc and ne South Africa.)
  • Emberiza capensis reidi (ec South Africa, w Swaziland and n Lesotho)
  • Emberiza capensis basutoensis (c Lesotho and e South Africa)
  • Emberiza capensis cinnamomea (c South Africa)
  • Emberiza capensis vinacea (ne Northern Cape Province. nc South Africa.)
  • Emberiza capensis capensis (s Namibia to sw South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Bruant du Cap,
  • Escribano de El Cabo,
  • Escrevedeira do Cabo,
  • Kapammer,
  • fokföldi sármány,
  • Kaapse Gors,
  • Zigolo del Capo,
  • Kapsparv,
  • Kappspurv,
  • strnádka červenokrídla,
  • strnad kapský,
  • Kapværling,
  • ruskosiipisirkku,
  • Rooivlerkstreepkoppie,
  • sit del Cap,
  • trznadel maskowy,
  • Капская овсянка,
  • イワシトド,
  • 南非岩鹀,
  • 南非岩鵐,

Voice song and cries

Bruant du Cap
♂ adult

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Illustration

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