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Identification Help - LBJs

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby salamanda » Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:16 pm

Many thanks JVR.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:29 am

These are 2 different birds, but I am thinking that it is the same species.

I am torn between 2 species - Eastern Clapper Lark, and Rufous Naped Lark.
both birds probably have to much white on the chest for the Eastern Clapper, the larger bill also leans towards Rufous Naped, but this bird looks different to another pic I have of a confirmed Rufous Naped Lark.

Lark 2_x.jpg

Lark 1_x.jpg


Please assist in confirming?
One of the proposed IDs would be a lifer, the other not.


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