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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Sun May 24, 2009 7:18 pm 
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if it is not the lighting then it is deffinatly not a kingfisher :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Sun May 24, 2009 7:51 pm 
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It is the lighting and it definitely IS a kingfisher :D . If you lighten it up a bit you can clearly see the turquoise edges to the wings.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi please confirm this kingfisher seen on the lower sabie road it appears to be an immature bird
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Looks like a brownhooded to me ? Top and bottom beaks are orange.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Brown-Hooded Kingfisher :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Please help me with these

this kingfisher seen on H3 near Ampies waterhole KNP

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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#5 & 6 Brown-hooded Kingfisher - red upper and lower mandible with brown mottled head


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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And also in the garden today - Brown-Hooded Kingfisher?
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Tilandi Brown-hooded Kingfisher, the black beak tips and the black on the back cuts off forming a waistcoat effect.

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfishers: Brown-hooded Kingfisher
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I saw this Brown-hooded Kingfisher at the Ntandanyathi hide between Lower-Sabie and Krokodil-Brug.

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It is truly amazing what you can see from a hide that overlooks some water.

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfishers: Brown-hooded Kingfisher
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A beautiful pics Leeukos :clap: :clap: They are so pretty! :lol:

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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Thanks a lot Barcud and Elsa for the ID :thumbs_up:

2) likewise, I described the following bird as a Brown-hooded Kingfisher, but I am not sure :hmz:

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Could it be a Grey-headed Kingfisher ?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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2) likewise, I described the following bird as a Brown-hooded Kingfisher, but I am not sure :hmz:


The kingfisher is spot-on! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Thank you Johan for confirming the ID :)

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfishers: Brown-hooded Kingfisher
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Seen at MZNP on 14 September 2011.

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