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1) A Juvenile African Jacana Adults distinctive with chestnut plumage and pale blue bill and frontal shield. Juv. Key features are the light grey bill, small grey frontal shield, and the dark brown crown and hind neck. Easily confused with adult Lesser Jacana, but is larger, has a light grey frontal shield (rufous forecrown in adult Lesser Jacana), and in flight, both adult and juvenile show no white trailing edge of secondaries. Black line through eye bolder
2)A Grey Heron The white head and hind neck, with black eyebrow and plumes separates it from Black-headed Heron that has a black crown and hind neck. In flight the entire underwing appears uniform dark grey. The bill becomes bright orange and legs bright pinkish red at onset of breeding. Juv. Paler grey body, with grey on forehead and crown. Separated from juv Black-headed Heron by white ear coverts and yellowish, not black legs
3) a Levaillant's Cuckoo (Gestreepte Nuwejaarsvoël) Larger than Jacobin Cuckoo; throat and breast light to heavily streaked
4) a Grey-heade Bush-shrike The largest of the 'yellow' shrikes in the region. Separable from much smaller Orange-breasted Bushshrike by enormous bill, yellow (not dark) eye and grey (not yellow) forehead and eyebrow. Juv. Head mottled brown and grey, underparts with only a few orange feathers and eyes brown becoming grey or whitish
5) A Steppe BuzzardThe most abundant pipit in the region, being the standard against which other pipits are compared. Key features are the conspicuous white outer tail feathers, boldly streaked breast, distinct back streaking on the mantle, yellowish base to the lower mandible and slender upright appearance. The dark malar stripe and bold facial markings also help identification.
6) An African Pipit (Gewone koester) I put this bird in because it's the one LBJ you will most likely see. The most abundant pipit in the region, being the standard against which other pipits are compared. Key features are the conspicuous white outer tail feathers, boldly streaked breast, distinct back streaking on the mantle, yellowish base to the lower mandible and slender upright appearance. The dark malar stripe and bold facial markings also help identification. DISTRIBUTION: Breeds e Europe and Siberia east to 96°E; non-br grounds in s Europe and sub-Saharan Africa (mainly e, c and s Africa) and sw Asia13. In s Africa, widespread in north and east and along south coast to W Cape; patchy in drier west1.
7)A Striped Pipit (Gestreepte Koester) Heavily streaked breast, and from close, yellow edges to folded wing are key features. Is larger, longer billed and has a more prominent eyebrow than Tree Pipit
An Orange River White-eye The most distinctive of the 3 white-eyes in the region with peach-coloured or tawny-buff (not olive-green) flanks.
10) A Malachite Kingfishr (Kuifkopvisvanger)A common waters-edge species. The key distinguishing feature is the blue crown plumage that extends down to the eye. Juv. Bill initially black, becoming red. Separated from juv African Pygmy by the blue crown that extends to the eye (as with the ad
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