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 Post subject: Re: Cisticola: Croaking Cisticola
Unread postPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:31 pm 
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We found this Croaking Cisticola in the grasslands around Ongoye Forest in KZN. Alhough the photos are not the clearest, we got a positive ID on its call.

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 Post subject: Re: Cisticola: Croaking Cisticola
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:49 am 
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On the H10, just south of Nkumbe over the long weekend.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:25 pm 
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Grateful for an ID PLEASE!

On the H2-2 on the way to Pretoriouskop...

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MANY thanks in advance...

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Hi Lee, with that robust bill, I would say Croaking Cisticola. It looks to be a young one still. :)


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:58 am 
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MANY thanks DotDan; the guys on Bird Forum also came up with Croaking Cisticola... A new one for our list :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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 Post subject: Re: Cisticola: Croaking Cisticola
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Nice relaxed croaking seen in the Leydenburg area

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Croaking Cisticola by roelofvdb, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Cisticola: Croaking Cisticola
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Cracker of a shot Imax!


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 Post subject: Re: Cisticola: Croaking Cisticola
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:44 pm 
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Thanks DD :D


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