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 Post subject: Re: Courser, Temminck’s
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 4:47 pm 
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Seen around the Thihongonyeni waterhole near Mopani restcamp in mid-June 2009.

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 Post subject: Re: Courser, Temminck’s
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Thats a WOW photograph!!! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Courser, Temminck’s
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We saw quite a number of them running around in a very dry and sparsely grassed area just south of Letaba on the S46 in Feb this year.

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We love the way they would puff out their chests every now and then. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Courser, Temminck’s
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Great sighting :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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To start, these are vey bad photos taken yesterday at Kgomo-kgomo. Light conditions was heavy overcast and rainy, thus the bad image quality.

I at first glance thought they are Greater Painted Snipe, but the bills seem to short, the rufous on the belly too far down and the upper wing pattern too dark.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Temmincks Courser 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi there :D I saw this pair on the S39, the Timbavati road soon after the H7 turn off. Is it a Courser? and if so which one?

The birds were very shy and I was extremely lucky to get a photo at all.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Meandering Mouse wrote:
Is it a Courser? and if so which one?

Yes, it is a courser and Temminck's Courser to be precise. :thumbs_up:
I still have to see this one

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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8) , thanks :thumbs_up: , another new tick.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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:hmz: is it a Temminck's Courser
saw in Kgalagadi, around Kieliekrankkie on the 28.2.2011
seems not be in Kgalagadi (as per Sasol Birds of Southern Africa)

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yes anne-marie - temminck's courser :thumbs_up:

good sighting - like the book suggests, they are not very common there.


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 Post subject: Re: Courser, Temminck’s
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Seen near Crooks Corner in April 2012 . Busy little guy , never standing still for long :)


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