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Wryneck: Red Throated

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Re: Wryneck: Red Throated

Unread postby Johann » Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:25 pm

Nice one :thumbs_up:
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Re: Wryneck: Red Throated

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:44 pm

Lovely pic Bosnimf. :clap: :mrgreen:

We used to see them when we lived in Ferndale in the 1980s but I haven't seen one in years.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Albert » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:31 pm

Any thoughts on this bird (apologies for the poor quality photographs, these were taken at quite a distance and old age creates a few shakes).

Photograph taken at Basotho Cultural Village, Golden Gate NP, In April of 2014.
Taken early-ish int he morning, was quite a vocal fellow...sat calling on the same pole for a good few minutes.

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I have basically given up on making a positive ID....
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:10 pm

#1 is a red-throated wryneck.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Albert » Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:49 am

:thumbs_up: Thanks Johan!

I must admit, the Wryneck was not one of the options I considered.. :redface: Amazing how obvious the right ID is once you get given the answer!
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Re: Wryneck: Red Throated

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:33 am

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