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 Post subject: Re: lark, Karoo longbilled
Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:46 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:51 am 
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Another one - is this a Karoo Long-billed Lark - pics taken just outside the town of Pofadder.

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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
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I think I agree with karoo long billed Lark on the second bird, falls just in range, and I think this bird is showing just too much streaking on the breast to consider Spike Heeled Lark.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Correct on the Karoo long billed lark.


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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:18 pm 
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Hi guys

Please assist me in an audit of my life list. Since I hopelessly failed the lark challenge on the ID quiz, let me start there:

Karoo long-billed lark (Karoo NP), Nov 2012
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Thanks for the help

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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MxM wrote:
Karoo long-billed lark (Karoo NP), Nov 2012 correct
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:12 pm 
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Wow, thanks so much for the help guys.

Will continue through my list for other possible challenging species.

Have a great evening!

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