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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2009 1:54 pm 
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Hi DB,

I'll go out on a limb here and give these a go.

1 and 2 Red-billed Firefinch - eye ring quite prominent.

Hope I'm right on these, so please feel free to correct me if not (and give pointers).

Barcud.

Thanks for your help Barcud - I never thought how difficult ID'ing those little things could be :shock:

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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 8:52 am 
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I have more for ID help:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Red Billed Firefinch

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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I agree :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Thanks, Batmad and TrevorC. One day i wil also be able to id them.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Close to Phabeni in a fairly well wooded area. Little fellow, I wondered if it were a finch?

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:56 pm 
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Hi MM,

You are right with a type of "finch". I'm going for Red-billed Firefinch based on the bill colour and prominent yellow eye-ring.

Dying to know what you saw next???

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 Post subject: Bird identification help
Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 9:59 am 
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Hey all,

I'm new to the forum,this picture was taken in Kruger recently and I cant seem to ID it. Some help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Female red-billed firefinch. Nice pic! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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welcome to the forum bpgraham@hotmail.com :D

indeed nice picture :clap:

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