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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

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 Monticola rupestris   Monticola rupestris



Description

Endemic to southern Africa the Cape Rock Thrush can be found on the rocky hillsides of Fernkloof Nature Reserve. The male and female differ in that the male has a blue-grey head, throat and upper breast with a mottled brown and rufous back while the female has a mottled brown back with black streaking and mottled brown and white face and throat. Both sexes have rich orange-rufous under-parts. Common resident.

          

          

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2014 / 4 / 17