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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Fri Apr 15, 2011 11:45 am

Look correct to me!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby MattAxel » Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:02 pm

Correct.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Mgoddard » Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:29 pm

thank u MattAxel...you have been of great help in updating my birdlist!!! :D

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:36 am

Another birdie that I've no clue what it might be :wall: The only birds I know of that have such distinct white eye 'make-up' are white eyes and and bulbuls, and it's not (I'm fairly certain :) ) either of those. And while I've searched thru my field guide several times, I've found nothing else anywhere similar :hmz: Am I missing something obvious? :wall: Seen at Nylsvley on 27 April 2012.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby DotDan » Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:52 am

Hi Arks

From what I can make out, it looks to me like a White Browed Scrub-Robin.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:08 pm

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, DD :thumbs_up: I've googled a bit and found plenty that are very similar to this birdie.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:32 pm

My thanks as well both to all you experts for participating here and to all who post queries as well. I avidly follow these ID threads, because I learn SO much from the discussions here! What a fantastic resource!! :dance: :thumbs_up:
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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:34 pm

Just wanted confirmation of 2 birdies we saw in Marakele last weekend.

The second birdie - I'm pretty sure has to be a White-browed Scrub Robin (Gestreepte Wipstert), but according to my Sasol book, it doesn't belong in the area... :hmz: Seen at Tlopi Tented Camp:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sun Oct 13, 2013 1:48 pm

The famous Tlopi tented camp in Kruger? :whistle:

I don't know what happened to your SASOL... mine shows the distribution for WBSR as well including all of KNP.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:31 pm

No, The famous Tlopi Tented Camp in Marakele... :whistle: And according to my Sasol, no WBSR in Marakele. :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:26 pm

Even so... I have the second and fourth editions of SASOL which does not vary too much from the SABAP2 map (of actual sightings of this species in an 8 x 7 km grid, plotted on SA map). Both of these books included Marakele NP in the distribution map.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:57 pm

Thank you for the info and the correct ID of the first bird, Johan. After seeing your post I went to go double check. We used the Sasol eBirds App when looking up the distribution. After your post I checked my 3rd Edition SASOL Book - and can you believe it - the app's map is completely wrong! :shock:

Took a screenshot to show you:

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Thanks for the help, though, will in future always double check good old paper and ink if unsure! :tongue:
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20-23 June 2015 - Satara
24-25 June 2015 - Olifants
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:54 am

SELL IT! :twisted:
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