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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 16, 2008 12:50 pm 
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It's a cisticola. My guess would be Rattling Cisticola.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Ah, that does sound right now that I listen to the sound again on my Roberts software... Thank you very much.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 10:39 pm 
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Has anyone an idea what kind of bird this is? Seen near Pretoriuskop in september.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Possibly a Rattling Cisticola.


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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
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These two, the first seen in the Parfuri area and the second near Punda Maria, both on 17 October 2008, have me stumped :? I think they both must be either larks or pipits, but which I can't work out ... or perhaps I'm well off the mark :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Looks like Rattling Cisticola to me.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:47 am 
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Johann wrote:
Looks like Rattling Cisticola to me.

Agree. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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I 3rd that! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Eish, I didn't even think of looking at the cisticolas! :redface:

Thanks, Johann, deefstes and RJ, for putting me straight! :)


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Seen in the Berg-en-Dal area a week ago. I can't remember it's call :redface: , just another Rattling Cisticola?
LBJ's! :slap: The more I look, the less I know!

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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I'm leaning towards the Juv. Rattling Cisticola side of the fence! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Cisticola, but which one?? Or maybe something else?? Taken next to the Letaba river yesterday.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Looks like Rattling Cisticola........

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And another one from me...sorry I really try to ID them myself and have done so with a lot, but these brown ones do not want to play along.

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Looks like Rattling Cisticola.......

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