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 Post subject: Finch, Locust
Unread postPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:34 pm 
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Hi everyone!
I took this picture of a Locust Finch at Rio Savane, Mozambique in December 2012.
I just want to share this good looking bird with you all!! :)
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Locust Finch by Franna92, on Flickr


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Top shot of a very special bird.

Well done Cois Cois! :thumbs_up:

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Nice one Francois... and good to see you posting on here! you should post on this forum more often :)


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:yaya: Cois Cois, thanks for sharing this cute little one :thumbs_up:

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Well spotted (and captured) Cois. Any idea why they call it 'locust' finch ?
It must be a very small bird. According to Newman's, it is about 9 cm long and compare that with a Cape White-eye, which is very small but measures 11-13 cm.

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