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Cuckoos: Jacobin Cuckoo

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:06 am

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Unread postby Boulder » Sat Dec 09, 2006 11:55 am

I finally found a pic of the typical East Cape Black phase of the Nuwejaarsvoel (Jacobin Cuckoo) taken a few weeks ago at Addo...sorry it took so long but my Computer files are a mess!!

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Unread postby paulbright » Mon Feb 12, 2007 8:19 pm

I love these cuckoos. wonderful birds.
got this shot near lower sabie on a early morning drive.
here is my jacobin

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Unread postby Wild about cats » Thu Feb 07, 2008 7:20 pm

Saw a Jacobin's Cuckoo on the H1-4 on a cold windy day right next to the road. I'll try to find my pic of it...
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Unread postby mountainview » Thu Feb 07, 2008 9:25 pm

Hi Paul

Great shot. Your bird has a lot of character. Saw my first ones on the Mahonie Loop years ago.
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby wingman » Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:18 am

Some assistance with this one please

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:30 pm

wingman,

#1- juv Jacobin Cuckoo: Brown and creamy parts, yellow bill and white spot on wing.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby wingman » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:55 pm

Thanks Lizet the youngster had me guessing a bit as it would not move except the one pose and any other view was blocked by the bushes

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:32 pm

Great photo of the Imm. Jacobin's
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:14 pm

Help please - Sorry about the photo!!
We saw in recently in Kruger.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Micetta » Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:55 pm

The head looks like a dark-capped bulbul, but the tail is long :hmz:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:00 pm

Yes, I'm stuck!! :redface:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:11 pm

I think that it might be some sort of cuckoo, but could you perhaps crop the photo a bit so we can get a closer look?
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Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:16 pm

Cropped as requested!

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