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 Post subject: Re: Lark: Dusky
Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:27 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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I took this pic near Letaba in April and thought it was a dusky lark, but a really nice South African chap from Worcester who I was chatting to at Pafuri and who seemed very knowledgeable was sure it's a groundscraper thrush.
Who's right? [I have a nasty feeling it's not going to be me.]

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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I took this pic near Letaba in April and thought it was a dusky lark, but a really nice South African chap from Worcester who I was chatting to at Pafuri and who seemed very knowledgeable was sure it's a groundscraper thrush.
Who's right? [I have a nasty feeling it's not going to be me.]


You are right, granjan... not all nice chaps from Worcester are what they seem to be... :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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And an excellent photo to boot!! :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Another one recently spotted in the western section of Mapungubwe.Could this be a Dusky Lark?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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This one is definitely a Dusky Lark, nicely done! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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