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Re: Lapwing (Plover): Blacksmith

Unread postby Leeukos » Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:44 pm

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Heksie » Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:49 pm

Please guys help me with the ID of this bird...

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This pic was taken in Kruger near Skukuza, I think it might be a juv. long-toed Lapwing but this is definitley not where you would find them... :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:04 pm

:hmz: Looks like a sub adult blacksmith lapwing to me, but I am not sure. The toes are not long enough Heksie.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby MattAxel » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:55 am

I Heksie, I would say that this us one of the hybrid White-crowned x Blacksmith Lapwings that have been hanging around in the Skukuza area.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:33 pm

I agree with Matt
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:53 pm

interesting :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:43 pm

I'm not 100% sure about this one. I'm guessing that it's a juvenile, but not sure which, possibly blacksmith plover? Seen in KNP in early November 2014.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:51 am

arks wrote: I'm guessing that it's a juvenile, possibly blacksmith plover?


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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:32 pm

Thanks for confirming, Johan :gflower:
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