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Ex-Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Mgoddard » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:48 pm

thank you all again...have so far with your ID's added another 6 to my list.

Here are the last 3 on general birds.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Apr 18, 2011 1:58 pm

Second is African Stonechat. :D

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Aug 06, 2011 4:35 pm

This is two photos of the African Stonechat I took in the Kruger close to Satara.

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Rookie » Tue May 15, 2012 9:18 pm

I was in Addo at the end of April and saw a number of LBJs which I would like help with.

I did manage to ID some of the birds, but the LBjs just drive me mad. :twisted:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby adrianp » Wed May 16, 2012 10:28 pm

Another cisticola I'm thinking grey backed, or Levaillant's.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Roan » Wed May 16, 2012 11:04 pm

Common Stone-chat female.
2013. . . . . Okavango?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby adrianp » Thu May 17, 2012 9:14 am

Sorry, my internet was giving me grief yesterday :doh: (Telkom!!!! :sniper: ). I did not see the picture of the female stone chat.

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 26, 2012 3:02 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 26, 2012 3:03 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 26, 2012 3:03 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby okie » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:49 pm

Seen in Montagu today . Isn't he a pretty one ?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby granjan » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:51 pm

I'm sorting through my bird pics trying to find how many different species I have pics of and have a few I simply can't ID.
Any help would be really appreciated.
Seen in Bontebok in February. ?a female african stonechat.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Mutorashanga » Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:58 am

Hi Granjan, this picture is certainly an African Stonechat, and it looks to be a female. As JvR has said that regional variations are important, so in this case the bird is just more greyish than buffy. There looks to be some orange on the flanks.

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:25 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Stonechat, African

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:25 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”


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