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 Post subject: Re: Martin: Rock
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:56 pm 
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Is this a rock martin? Seen on the Urikaruus walkway last week.
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 Post subject: Re: Martin: Rock
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granjan, did you mean to post your query in the ID thread? There you will get the attention of the birding fundis. 8)

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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More from Fish River Canyon:

Bird 4: Rock Martin ?
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There were quite a few of these flying above the river every day. I'm pretty sure they had white spots on the tail (in flight) but was difficult to tell.

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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Last set from Fish River Canyon

Bird 11 (2 of them): not too sure, maybe martins?
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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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Josh, most of your ID's are correct.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Going thru some left-over 'mystery bird' pix from 2010 :roll:

This second one I'm thinking is a martin, perhaps a rock martin? Seen soaring over my garden in Darling in late October 2010.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Did this query just get overlooked or are these doomed to remaind mystery birdies?
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Going thru some left-over 'mystery bird' pix from 2010 :roll:

This second one I'm thinking is a martin, perhaps a rock martin? Seen soaring over my garden in Darling in late October 2010.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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I saw it but steered clear of it waiting for an expert.
Go on then. You are right on both counts (probably!)

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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:thumbs_up: on the rock martin.


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