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Cape Rock-Thrush

Cape Rock Thrush, Cape Rockthrush, Cape Rock-Thrush, Monticola rupestris, Kaapse Kliplyster, Kliplyster, Roquero de El Cabo, Merle de roche du Cap, Merle du Cap, Monticole rocar, Klippenrötel, rurigashiraisohiyo, rurigashiraisohiyodori, Codirossone del Capo, Melro-das-rochas do Cabo, iKhwelematsheni, 南非矶鸫,

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Monticola rupestris Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Turdidae Family
19 – 21cm Length
Tropical (lowland) usually near rocky areas, dry grassland, shrubland. Found in:- Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa & Swaziland.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
2-3 eggs, young are fed by both parents. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, blossum, nectare, small vertebrates, fruit & berries, Food  
Usually found solitary or in pairs, Habits
6250 - TSN: 561215 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Kaapse Kliplyster, Kliplyster
Czech: Skalník kapský
Danish: Kapstendrossel
German: Klippenrötel
English: Cape Rock Thrush, Cape Rockthrush, Cape Rock-Thrush,
Spanish: Roquero de El Cabo
Finnish: Kapinkivikkorastas
French: Merle de roche du Cap, Merle du Cap, Monticole rocar
Hungarian: szirti kövirigó
Italian: Codirossone del Capo
Japanese: rurigashiraisohiyo, rurigashiraisohiyodori
Japanese: ルリガシライソヒヨ, ルリガシライソヒヨドリ
Latin: Monticola rupestris
Dutch: Kaapse Rotslijster
Norwegian: Kappsteintrost
Polish: nagórnik brazowoskrzydly, nagórnik brązowoskrzydły
Portuguese: Melro-das-rochas do Cabo
Russian: Капский каменный дрозд
Slovak: skaliar kapucňový
Sotho, Southern: Thume
Swedish: Kapstentrast
Xhosa: Igwagwa
Chinese: 南非矶鸫
Zulu: iKhwelematsheni

Sub-species None known

 

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Cape Rock Thrush, Cape Rockthrush, Cape Rock-Thrush, Monticola rupestris, Kaapse Kliplyster, Kliplyster, Roquero de El Cabo, Merle de roche du Cap, Merle du Cap, Monticole rocar, Klippenrötel, rurigashiraisohiyo, rurigashiraisohiyodori, Codirossone del Capo, Melro-das-rochas do Cabo, iKhwelematsheni, 南非矶鸫, female,

Photo by Mauritz Preller © all rights reserved

Cape Rock Thrush, Cape Rockthrush, Cape Rock-Thrush, Monticola rupestris, Kaapse Kliplyster, Kliplyster, Roquero de El Cabo, Merle de roche du Cap, Merle du Cap, Monticole rocar, Klippenrötel, rurigashiraisohiyo, rurigashiraisohiyodori, Codirossone del Capo, Melro-das-rochas do Cabo, iKhwelematsheni, 南非矶鸫,

 

 

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