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Brown-backed Honeybird Project (Botriver area)

Researcher/s: Jessie Walton, Rob Martin, Clair Spottiswood, Peter Ryan

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Species: Brown-backed (Sharp-billed) Honeybird (Honeyguide) (Prodotiscus regulus)
Location: Botriver area, Western Cape, South Africa
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Running From: 2014 to Present
Ring Type: Legring: colour combination
Colour Combination: Single colour per bird


All birds ringed as nestlings in the Botriver area (Van der Stel Pass Road) Metal ring on either left or right leg with colour ring on opposite leg.