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Sugarbird, Cape
 
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Scientific Name:
Promerops cafer
Location(s):
Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Global, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Southern Africa, Western Cape Province Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common in suitable habitat (Cheke et al. 2001). ...
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Wikipedia
The Cape Sugarbird is a grey-brown bird that easily recognisable by a spot of yellow under its tail and the very long tail feathers present in males. The male is 34–44 cm long, and the shorter-tailed, shorter-billed, and paler breasted female 25–29 cm long. Another characteristic of the Cape Sugarbird is the sound it makes when it flies. The main flight feathers are arranged in such a way that when the bird beats its wings, a frrt-frrt sound is made with the intention of attracting females.[ 3] ...
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