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Cuckoo, African

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

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Re: Cuckoo, African

Unread postby JenB » Tue May 01, 2012 5:56 am

It's an African Cuckoo MM.
As per the title of this topic. :wink:
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Re: Cuckoo, African

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue May 01, 2012 6:41 am

oops :redface: , very beatiful.
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Re: Cuckoo, African

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue May 01, 2012 9:04 am

JvR, a fleeting moment when it came to sit next to the road :dance: That drive, in the rain, along the S50 was one of the best for birding for me eva 8)
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby johanclassen » Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:06 am

Hi, Is it safe to assume that this is an African Cuckoo? Near Skukuza a few days ago
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby maretam » Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:29 pm

I would agree that it is an African Cuckoo especially looking at the yellow base of the bill. But let one of the experts confirm (-:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby johanclassen » Tue Nov 26, 2013 4:08 pm

Tnx "maretam". After a rethink I am now positive :thumbs_up:

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby MattAxel » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:59 pm

@johanclassen African Cuckoo :thumbs_up: maretam has already mentioned the very yellow bill base, and also the undertail is heavily barred.


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