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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Batmad » Sun May 24, 2009 7:18 pm

if it is not the lighting then it is deffinatly not a kingfisher :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby jacliz » Sun May 24, 2009 7:51 pm

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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Unread postby wingman » Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:29 pm

Hi please confirm this kingfisher seen on the lower sabie road it appears to be an immature bird
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Dave Moore » Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:50 pm

Looks like a brownhooded to me ? Top and bottom beaks are orange.

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Unread postby Rusty Justy » Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:08 pm

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

Unread postby wingman » Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:20 pm

Please help me with these

this kingfisher seen on H3 near Ampies waterhole KNP

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:42 pm

Wingman,

#5 & 6 Brown-hooded Kingfisher - red upper and lower mandible with brown mottled head

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Unread postby Tilandi » Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:42 am

And also in the garden today - Brown-Hooded Kingfisher?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby wingman » Mon Apr 05, 2010 4:32 pm

Tilandi Brown-hooded Kingfisher, the black beak tips and the black on the back cuts off forming a waistcoat effect.

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Re: Kingfishers: Brown-hooded Kingfisher

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:26 pm

I saw this Brown-hooded Kingfisher at the Ntandanyathi hide between Lower-Sabie and Krokodil-Brug.

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Unread postby Kamadejo » Tue Mar 15, 2011 7:23 pm

A beautiful pics Leeukos :clap: :clap: They are so pretty! :lol:
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby WackoRhino » Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:20 pm

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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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sat Sep 24, 2011 7:24 am

WackoRhino wrote:
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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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby WackoRhino » Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:21 pm

Thank you Johan for confirming the ID :)
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Re: Kingfishers: Brown-hooded Kingfisher

Unread postby arks » Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:26 am

Seen at MZNP on 14 September 2011.

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