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 Post subject: Francolin, Coqui
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:22 am 
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This beautiful bird, seen and pic taken by Jock, (with permission) was seen on the S30 on the 21st Feb.

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Unread postPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 3:41 pm 
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Seen on the S65 18 May 2008

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sorry for asking this but why are the two specimens colers different?

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Older and younger bird or maybe the one took a dust bath?
I am not sure.


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Batmad, most species' sexes differ in coloration with regards to brightness etc.

A breeding male for instance would also look completely different from a normal male.

Juveniles also seem more duller than the adult bird.

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thanks wildtuinman!!!!!!!!!!!

a truly stunning bird!

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Orange neck and head is definative Coqui francolin .
But you hear rather than see them so a photo is appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: Francolin, Coqui
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A couple of pics of a pair that we saw in Kruger Feb this year.

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 Post subject: Re: Francolin, Coqui
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At last I got fairly decent photo's of this francolins!

Taken on the 18th July at Kgaswane Nature Reserve

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 Post subject: Re: Francolin, Coqui
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Schurveberge & Hennops River, Sept '09

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 Post subject: Re: Francolin, Coqui
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Saw this beautiful Coqui Francolin on the S36 near Muzandzeni picnic spot on Wednesday 6th January

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A first for me!! :dance: .

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 Post subject: Re: Francolin, Coqui
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Him

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and her

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Seen near Talamati last November.


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