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 Post subject: Greybacked Finchlark
Unread postPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 1:27 am 
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I didn't find a topic for these little birds, so here's my contribution. I find them VERY hard to photograph indeed, they are very busy little birds. The female did pose quite nicely, along the verge of the dune road from Twee Rivieren to the Auob, but the male was far more elusive. Both birds were seen in Kgalagadi on 20 February 2010.

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 Post subject: Re: Greybacked Finchlark
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Very nice, still need to see these guys..well done! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Greybacked Finchlark
Unread postPosted: Thu May 20, 2010 6:58 pm 
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Thanks, RJ. Go to KTP in February and you'll see plenty! :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Greybacked Finchlark
Unread postPosted: Thu May 20, 2010 7:08 pm 
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Thanks Arks, ive never been before...and cant wait for the first time! :D

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