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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Roan » Wed May 09, 2012 6:51 pm

Hi johanclassen.
Jip! Seems to be a Tawny-flanked prinia alright. With the help all these other 'mites' I turned into an instant genius on LBJ`s :dance: :dance:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:50 am

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Is this a Tawny Flanked Prinia.
It was seen at Lake Panic a few days ago.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:23 am

Yes Val, nice pic.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:30 am

Thanks BB.
Mom and Dad were feeding 2 chicks in a nest in the reeds by the Lake Panic hide.
I have to say it was Elsa who showed me the nest, and suggested the ID, as she had seen it a day or so before.
It was amazing to watch them bringing food.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby bondm » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:03 pm

Hi All,

Could you possibly ID this LBJ I photographed it in Letaba camp last December.

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It was singing its heart out.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby MattAxel » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:08 pm

bondm, yours is a Tawny-flanked Prinia.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:10 pm

Tawny flanked prinia. How did you get him to keep his tail down?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby bondm » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:13 pm

Thanks once again Bush Baptist for your ID of my LBJ. I think I also have a photograph later in the trip at Panic Lake of a similar bird - this time with 'tail up'.

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Re: Prinia, Tawny-flanked

Unread postby Elsa » Wed May 01, 2013 12:05 pm

Seen busily feeding chicks in its nest at Lake Panic in Feb this year.

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Re: Prinia, Tawny-flanked

Unread postby granjan » Thu May 02, 2013 9:40 pm

I saw this one near Sable Dam last October, really living up to it's name!

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:08 pm

Saw this LBJ on a tree overhanging a small river on 20 June on the S41 / Satara area. Any help?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:13 am

Possibly a (nonbreeding) tawny-flanked prinia? :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Ladybirder » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:25 am

:thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:09 pm

Thank you arks and Ladybirder! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Prinia, Tawny-flanked

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:57 pm

Lake Panic

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