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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Micetta » Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:41 pm

Cuckoo was my first thought, but the colours do not fit anywhere....Juvenile jacobin?

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Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:34 pm

Mi - That is looking promising!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:01 am

Micetta wrote:Cuckoo was my first thought, but the colours do not fit anywhere....Juvenile jacobin?

It's hard to see much detail in the photo, but possibly a thickbilled cuckoo? Here's hoping someone more knowledgable than I weighs in here :pray:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:44 pm

Thanks Arks and Mi for your input. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby MattAxel » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:09 pm

Juvinile light morph Jacobin Cuckoo

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Unread postby Micetta » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:10 pm

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Unread postby Batmad » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:20 pm

Juv Jacobin Cuckoo ;)
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Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:28 pm

Cheers guys, that's a lifer for me :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Cuckoos: Jacobin Cuckoo

Unread postby Leeukos » Wed May 16, 2012 8:38 pm

Saw this Jacobin Cuckoo in the Kruger last year November.

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Re: Cuckoos: Jacobin Cuckoo

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed May 16, 2012 8:48 pm

Thanks Leeukos, very interesting :thumbs_up:
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Re: Cuckoos: Jacobin Cuckoo

Unread postby Johann » Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:02 pm

Seen on the Mahonie loop around Punda Maria in January 2012.
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