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 Post subject: Re: Larks: Sabota Lark
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:34 pm 
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Bradfield's Lark

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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More. By now the larks have me "so deurmekaar soos 'n verkleurmannetjie op 'n Smartie Box"! :doh: I am thoroughly confused. They all look the same to me!

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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This one is a Sabota (Bradsfield) Lark.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Is this a Sabota Lark please?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Where was it seen, Crested Val?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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From this angle I can't see any diagnostic white eyebrow.. Will wait to hear where it was seen before making a call.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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It was seen 2 days ago at Shikumbu Koppie near Phalaborwa Gate Kruger. :thumbs_up:


Another view.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Sabota Lark :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Paging through my Roberts (yes I have one in the office doesn't everybody :D )

I hate LBJ's looks like everything even some of the Pipit's.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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:lol: :lol:

So you decided to make it a bit of a challenge first with that first photo, hey Crested Val? :lol:

Sabota Lark , yes.

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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DotDan wrote:
Sabota Lark :thumbs_up:


Thanks Dotdan, I'm improving with my IDs!!!


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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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I once again need the help of the experts :gflower:

The following bird we met on the S28 in Kruger also in February :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Your second bird I would hazard a guess and say Sabota Lark.
its such a common little bird at that time of year and nine times out of ten is the one that is usually seen.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Agree 100% with Elsa.

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