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Sparrowlark, Grey-backed

Unread postby Johann » Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:53 pm

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Unread postby francoisd » Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:39 pm

Seen at Tankwa NP. Not as sharp as Johann's photo though.

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Sparrowlark: Grey-backed

Unread postby hanus Bernard » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:54 pm

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Hello,
another beautiful bird , near Satara, july 2007.


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Re: Sparrowlark, Grey-backed

Unread postby Jumbo » Sun Dec 20, 2009 9:59 am

All seen at Union’s End Waterhole, Kgalagadi

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Tilandi » Tue May 31, 2011 11:18 pm

I need some more help with birds seen at Karoo NP. :D
1. trying my luck with this one.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Niall » Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:59 am

Hi Tilandi

Here are my ideas:

1: Grey backed Sparrowlark

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:36 am

Thanks Niall, one more new tick. 55 Ticks for my Western Cape tour. So far 142 species sighted. :dance: :dance:
If someone can help with no 9 please :D
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Re: Sparrowlark, Grey-backed

Unread postby Jock » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:14 pm

We saw these little birds on the Tropic of Capricorn loop which surprised us because according to the bird books they should not be found there. Will get pictures posted once I am home, but I am sure mites have seen them as well. They were keeping chestnut backed Sparrowlarks company at the waterhole.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Fri Jan 02, 2015 4:47 pm

Seen this week in Kgalagadi on dune roads.

Grey backed sparrowlark female?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:56 am

Spot on, BB. The dark belly is key.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Jan 05, 2015 9:12 am

Thanks Joh.
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