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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:32 pm 
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Can someone tell me please when the answers for Sky 34 will be posted as I believe answers for Sky 35 are posted this friday if im not mistaken?.... Thanks mites!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Great score Pawps! :clap: :clap:

The answers to Sky 35 will only be posted on Monday, 17 June 2013. Unfortunately I do not know when Sky is going to post the answers to #34. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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[Hi Ducklings
Hereare the answers to Sky 34
1) Everyone had the Hottentot teals bu some missed the redbilled teal on the right
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2) This bird gave some problems A Little Egret The black bill and if you looked closely you would have seen a single plume at the back of the head
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3) Also no problems here - A African Skimmer
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4) The common Starling also gave no problems (European Starling)
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5) This bird gave almost everyone problems Most of you had it as a Swift Tern it is a Sandwich Tern The Swift tern has a yellow bill the Sandwich a black biil that is yellow tipped.
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6) Everyone had the Glossy Ibis correct
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7) The African Black Oystercatchers were also to easy :D
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8 ) The Striped Pipit also gave no problems
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9) A Golden tailed woodpecker
Very similar to the Knysna Woodpecker but has streaked no blotched underparts.Image
10) The Juvenile / non breeding Kitlitz Plover gave a lot of problems
In the non breeding or juvenile Plover the black head markings are usually brown, eyebrow and collar buffy. in the juv the upperparts give a scaly appearance

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and the BB Helmeted Guineafowl chicks
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Thanks to everyone that entered :dance: :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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I've sent in my answers to Sky 35
It feels very strange to be on the answering side :tongue:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thank you for the answers to #34 Sky! :D

Have you submitted your answers to Bird ID Challenge 22/2013? :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Still time till Sunday evening (16th) to partake in challenge 35

Only one full score thusfar, so lets try and get some more :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: .

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Dear Ducklings,

Just to let you know that barryels will post Sky 36 on Monday, 17 June 2013, together with the answers for Sky 35. :thumbs_up:

You are all doing so well! You can just as well get more practice by doing the Bird ID Challenges as well! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Shortly, you'll have to organise a ducklings' kindergarten ID challenge. This birding school for ducklings is getting pretty tough for beginners.............or maybe not :doh: :lol:


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7/10 + BB for Duckling 35. :dance: :dance: :dance:
Great scores everyone :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Micetta wrote:
This birding school for ducklings is getting pretty tough for beginners.............or maybe not


I don't think so Micetta. What I do know is that we should really read more about the birds in our reference books, and not only search for a matching bird! :lol:

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Definitely :thumbs_up: :redface: I do it more than before though :D


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I was way to busy lately and have missed #34 but thank you for more time allowed for #35. :)


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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One should always make time to relax during busy periods at work MarkusF! One way to relax is to ID birds! :lol:

Good luck with #35! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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10 out 10 and a BB for me. :D :D for duck 35¡


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Morning 'mites :D .

Here is Sky 36 to keep you busy for a while :whistle: .

Thanks again to Lion Queen for the beautiful pic's :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: .

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