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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 9:27 pm 
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Me again!!

Well these are general as opposed to raptors or LBjs, but I still need confirmations please!

Possibly a female collared sunbird?
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 6:58 am 
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I agree with your ID Rookie! :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Agree with your ID :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 8:33 pm 
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adrianp wrote:
Agree with your ID :thumbs_up:




Thanks for the confirmation, couple of ticks on the list for me! :dance:

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 Post subject: Sunbird, Collared
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The Collared Sunbird, (Hedydipna collaris)
Current IUCN Red List category - Least Concern
Mainly insectivorous

Oribi Gorge, KZN

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hello all
So I thought this is a white-bellied sunbird. But maybe I'm wrong because the beak looks like it isnt long enough and the colours dont look right according to my Sasol bird app. I took the photographs while waiting for 14h00 at Skukuza, just in front of the offices where it was sucking stuff out of the flowers.
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Looks like a female collared sunbird to me. Know they hang about at the aloes near the offices.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:47 pm 
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:thumbs_up: For Collared Sunbird but its a male the female doesn't have green on the throat and upper chest and the Blueish purple breast bandband is also just for the male.


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