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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Falconry4ever » Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:10 pm

davejenny wrote:Hi Basde_vos - I think your birds are the following:

3. Cape Crow

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Falconry4ever wrote:Cape Crows don't have red primary feathers as seen on the photo. That (#3) is a Red-winged Starling male. Females have a slate grey colour on the head.
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:39 pm

some more please :D

4. Red-Winged Starling ? 27.10 Olifants
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby deefstes » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:31 pm

Hi anne-marie,

anne-marie wrote:4. Red-Winged Starling ? 27.10 Olifants
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Yes, Red-winged Starling - and it's a female. You can tell by the grey head as opposed to jet black like the rest of the body.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 7:39 pm

thanks very much Deefstes :D
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Re: Starling: Redwinged Starling

Unread postby arks » Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:24 pm

These redwinged starlings (female, left, and male, right) were observed foraging in the black rocks area of Cape Point in October 2008.

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Re: Starling: Redwinged Starling

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