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Robin, Kalahari Scrub-

Unread postby Flutterby » Sun Apr 25, 2010 10:57 am

Hi there,

I need some help identifying this - taken in the Pilanesberg.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:40 am

Kalahari Scrub Robin

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Flutterby » Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:22 pm

Thanks Justin, :thumbs_up:

Saves me a lot of hair pulling & teeth gnashing!! :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:38 pm

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Thu May 20, 2010 12:54 am

While according to my Newman's, it doesn't occur in KTP, this looks to me like a tawnyflanked prinia?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Thu May 20, 2010 6:25 am

Kalahari Scrub Robin..........
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Thu May 20, 2010 2:19 pm

Thanks, RJ, I'd not been thinking robin .... :redface:
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Unread postby Rusty Justy » Thu May 20, 2010 5:28 pm

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Scrub-robin, Kalahari

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:48 am

Kalahari Scrub Robin (Erythropygia paena)

Found in southern Angola, Botswana, Namibia, northern South Africa, and Zimbabwe, where it occurs in sandveld with low trees and scrub, on the edges of woodland, and in savanna. The species is common and not considered threatened by human activities.

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Robin, Kalahari

Unread postby arks » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:15 pm

I was surprised that there's not a topic (or did I miss it? :redface: ) for this bird, so here are a few from my visit to Mokala in late October 2012.

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Re: Robin, Kalahari

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:16 am

Hi Arks, unfortunately you missed it.

It is a Kalahari Scrub-Robin. :wink:

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Re: Scrub-robin, Kalahari

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:36 pm

Grootkolk - septembre 2012

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby KobusF » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:08 am

Hi friends.......Saw this LBJ at loskopdam September 2009. The black marking on his chest has me stumped :wall: Any help?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:18 am

I am looking at the photos on my phone, which is not ideal, but I reckon it is a Kalahari Scrub-Robin.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby DotDan » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:26 am

I agree with WTM :)


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