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 Post subject: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:19 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
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 Post subject: Re: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
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 Post subject: Re: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
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 Post subject: Re: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
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 Post subject: Re: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
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 Post subject: Re: Spurfowl: Swainson's Spurfowl
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Thank you everyone for sharing your stunning pics..great thread. :thumbs_up: ..I just love their call. :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Identification help - spurfowl rolls in rhino poop
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Hi!
While on our safari in KNP we came across this nice yet filthy bird, which I cannot identify. Some kind of fowl (Red-necked Spurfowl? Swainson's?). The legs were blueaish in colour, and what made it brand into our memories is the fact it was most happily and delightedly wallowing in rhino poop like there's no tomorrow. :redface:
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 Post subject: Re: Identification help - spurfowl rolls in rhino poop
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Swainson's Spurfowl.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help - spurfowl rolls in rhino poop
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Swainson's... Lots of fun to be in a rhino midden; lots of bits to eat also!

A red-necked spurfowl has red legs as well. Distribution range falls outside of KNP.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help - spurfowl rolls in rhino poop
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Thank you! I love game meat, but on seeing this beauty I vowed never to eat one! :lol: I prefer more appetizing marinades... :doh:


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