SPECIES

Cape Rockjumper Chaetops frenatus Scientific name definitions

Krista N. Oswald
Version: 2.0 — Published May 17, 2021

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Distribution of the Cape Rockjumber
Figure 1. Total number of nests from three breeding seasons (2016-2018) of Cape Rockjumpers (Chaetops frenatus) at Blue Hill Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa.

Totals include the number of sucecessful nests ('fledged') as well as failed nests organized by cause of failure. Failure was from predation by boomslang (Dispholydus typus), Cape gray mongoose (Galerella pulverulenta), honey badger (Mellivora capensis), unidentified vlei rat species (Otomys spp.), common egg-eater (Dasypeltis scabra), ants/starvation (‘ants’), or unknown predator.Originally published in Oswald et al. (2020). Used with permission from the author and Ibis.

Recommended Citation

Oswald, K. N. (2021). Cape Rockjumper (Chaetops frenatus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.rufroc1.02