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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby charbel » Mon May 23, 2011 2:11 pm

Dear Niall,

Thanks.

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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun May 13, 2012 8:43 am

A photo of a Red-backed Shrike taken close to Afsaal Picnic Spot.

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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun May 13, 2012 11:46 am

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Male Red-Backed Shrike


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Female Red-Backed Shrike.
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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread postby Roan » Sun May 13, 2012 6:03 pm

The male looks like a proper little bandit with that band across it's eyes.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:50 pm

Please could I have help with these two birds, which I saw 2 days ago near Crooks Corner.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:41 pm

Hi Val
for the second, I would say a Red-backed Shrike
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Gilbertr14 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:37 pm

anne-marie wrote:Hi Val
for the second, I would say a Red-backed Shrike



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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:09 pm

Please could someone help me with this little fella, who was seen on the H6 a few days ago?

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Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:20 am

Juv red-backed shrike, CV
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:50 am

Johan van Rensburg wrote:Juv red-backed shrike, CV


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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:40 pm

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby saraf » Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:00 am

OK, hope this qualifies as an LBJ. And that someone can help.

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I'm hoping it's the same bird. We think it's an immature pale flycatcher?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:53 am

I'm no expert Saraf, but I would say it is a female Red-backed Shrike. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Ladybirder » Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:48 am

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby saraf » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:42 pm

:lol: Thanks Hilda & Ladybirder.
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