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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby DuQues » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:39 pm

Lionspoon wrote:
Tulagi wrote:Lionspoon... your first pic is undoubtedly a Secretary Bird.

Yip, I know... my image host has screwn it once again. :sniper:
There used to be other cam shots before. :wall: :wall: :wall:

Yep.
The problem is that you are using www.pepperpics.org. They have a very easy system to grab the url of the webcamshots, but an even easier system of naming them, and that's where it goes AWOL.
Have a look at the links you posted:

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[img]http://www.pepperpics.org/i/nossobnun.jpg[/img]

[img]http://www.pepperpics.org/i/nossob2qiq.jpg[/img]

[img]http://www.pepperpics.org/i/nossob3txt.jpg[/img]

If you look at the last three letters before the .jpg you'll see that they are a simple AbA number. So very few photos can be uploaded until it overwrites previous ones. (And remember that the results are not only posted on this forum, but worldwide!

So the best thing to do is save the pic, rename it, and then upload it. Like lionspoona123.jpg which will become lionspoona123aba.jpg on that side. And you can simply go 124, 125, 126 etc.
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby Lionspoon » Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:26 am

Thanks, DQ! :k
Your explanation finally makes me understand why that overwriting happened all the time. :thumbs_up:
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby vinvac » Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:43 pm

Hi there !

I would go for a secretary bird... Anyone to confirm, or for other option ?

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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby Tulagi » Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:54 pm

Absolutely :thumbs_up:
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby MATTHYS » Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:58 pm

Here is a pic from another angle, Vinvac and Tulagi 8)

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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby vinvac » Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:39 pm

T :thumbs_up: Thanks !

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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby melph68 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:35 am

Hi there :D :D
I'm wondering if this could be a caracal? :mrgreen:
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby RonnieL » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:57 am

Methinks it is and that's why the ducks have taken to the water :hmz:
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:07 am

:shock: ... Caracal :hmz:
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby vinkie » Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:35 am

WoW Mel! It looks like a Caracal. Nice to see the ducks in the water just like earlier when the BBJ passed.
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby PJL » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:32 am

I'd agree Mel... caracal :clap: :clap:

The hind quarters on the 2nd pic seems to me to be the real confirmation... nothing else really looks like that :thumbs_up:

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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:54 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:
is it a first here ?
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby bishop3006 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:34 pm

:big_eyes: Caracal indeed! What a sighting. And no anne-marie, they have been spotted before, albeit not very often.
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby vinkie » Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:53 pm

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Joao asked the same question...but there seems to be something floating in the Orpen Waterhole :? and it's not the Geese Anne-marie.... :D it's something else....does somebody have a clue? First looked like the Terrapin but I am not sure now :hmz:
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Re: help identifying an animal

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:33 pm

sorry... no Geese :redface:
a Hairy... a big one :shock:
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