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Camaroptera, Green-backed

Unread postby Scottm » Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:04 pm

I am trying to ID a number of birds from photos taken over the years. Below are two that I need someone to confirm ID's. Simple challenge for those in the know.

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Taken in Kruger, August. Looks like Greenbacked Bleating Warbler. Any advances on this?

Bird about 10-12 cm excl tail

Any help or comments welcome... and many more pics to follow

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby JoelR » Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:24 pm

Yup, this one is Green-backed Camaroptera (formerly known as bleating warbler).

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Gilbertr14 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:02 pm

Hello Guys

Just came back from Kruger. Satata, Tamboti, Pretoriuskop area, got a few unknowns and confirmations.

1. - Tamboti
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:13 pm

1. Camaroptera, but I can't make out if it is a grey-backed or a green-backed.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:22 pm

1. ?
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Gilbertr14 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:29 pm

Thanks Wildtuin man

I would go with green, in the range.
Made a lot of noise similar to one of the children's party whistles, Keeeeeeee.
Was actually cute.

Him, the scrub robin, grey headed bushrike, redcapped robin chat and a brubru all in the same bushes looking for grub.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby MattAxel » Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:05 pm

Okay I haven't checked any books or references yet, but here is what I get at first glance:

1. Green-backed Camaroptera


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