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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:07 pm 
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Hi Niall,

Thanks for the correction. (I'd ruled LTPW out due to all my references showing this bird as having a "clean" striped head, cheek and throat, but was not happy with the bill colour).

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:12 pm 
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Thanks for your help with this one Barcud and Niall. :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Anyone know what this is? Also photographed in the Kruger National Park unfortunately I cant remember many details as this was a few years ago it was by itself and it had striking colours it is the bird in the circle in front of the Sparrows, there is also a Purple Roller in the left corner, any guesses will be appreciated!
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Well..... It's a very small pic of the bird, but at a guess I'd say Long tailed Paradise Whydah in transitional plumage?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Yeah sorry about the pic thanks for the feedback though :) :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi,

I agree that it is a paradise wydah in the picture with the roller...

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 Post subject: Re: Widowbird: Long-tailed Widowbird
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