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 Post subject: Re: Stonechat, African
Unread postPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:26 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Having said that, I have tried unsccessfully to work out this chap, shot unfortunately in the gloomy morning at Bontebok park.

Another one.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Can anyone help with my 3 a bit further above.

The best I can come up with is
2. Sickle winged chat?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Sorry BB, will try and help

2- Stonechat


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi all, I have trouble to ID a few birds. The pictures were taken at Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve. May I please post it here for help.

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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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We saw these birds during a visit to Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve in Pretoria. For others these must be common birds but we struggle to ID them. Sorry, not the best pics :cam: .

Could you please help.

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3.
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi rarheeder and Welcome! (I see that you've joined long ago but have rarely posted :wink: )

I'll take a stab at your #3 & 4 birdies, which I think are female African stonechats, while I think your #1 is a male African stonechat.

Let's see what the fundis say!

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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
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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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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Stonechat.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi again all the bird lovers out there. :o

I have two birds I need an ID for. Could you help please?

Gauteng area grassland.
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Thanx guys :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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First one is a Stone Chat.


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