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 Post subject: Re: Cuckoo, African
Unread postPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 5:56 am 
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It's an African Cuckoo MM.
As per the title of this topic. :wink:

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

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 Post subject: Re: Cuckoo, African
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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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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi, Is it safe to assume that this is an African Cuckoo? Near Skukuza a few days ago
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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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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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Tnx "maretam". After a rethink I am now positive :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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@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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