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Re: BIRD ID Help

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:28 am

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Maurice » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:39 pm

Hello again, I've found some more birds on which I need some help.

Just to be sure, is this a Southern masked or a Village Weaver (I think Southern Masked)

Bird 3 Hartswater area May 2012
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby adrianp » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:04 pm

Bird 3 is correct, southern masked weavers in non-breeding plumage.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Maurice » Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:58 pm

adrianp wrote:Bird 3 is correct, southern masked weavers in non-breeding plumage.


Thank you again Adrian, that goes for all the birds at the end a presume?

Thank you for all the help so far, that's a couple of more days sorted out. But there's still a lot more to come :mrgreen:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby huntsman » Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:04 am

Whilst it's a little quiet here...can someone put me out of my misery with this one, pls? Female Weaver of some kind?? :redface:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby TrevorC » Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:23 am

I would say female Southern Masked Weaver Huntsman :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby huntsman » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:47 pm

Thanks TC - Is that a definite?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby adrianp » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:21 pm

TrevorC wrote:I would say female Southern Masked Weaver Huntsman :D

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby huntsman » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:46 pm

Ta, adrianp! :wink:
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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby huntsman » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:06 am

Since it's a quiet Sunday, here are three more and then I'll sit down... :D

Fairly sure with one. All taken at Rietvlei last month


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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:30 pm

Southern masked weaver.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Wildkyker » Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:28 am

Hi everybody.
I am new to birdwatching and need some help. On my last road trip I saw these birds but cant seem to make out what they are. I have got the Ilustrated Sasol bird book.
Please help :pray:

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Whilst visiting family in George I saw these birds in the garden. It was raining.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:47 am

6. Maybe Southern masked weavers?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:03 pm

6. Joh is correct. The only other it could have been is the Cape weaver, but there is no hint of eye stripe.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Albert » Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:30 am

Spotted in Golden Gate NP (Basotho Cultural Village, April 3, 2014).

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Moved off as soon as I tried to change my position to see more of the little fellow...
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