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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby deefstes » Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:46 am

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deefstes wrote:Ha Ha. No need to apologise. I had you down for a jester or a nutter when reading the first bit above. :slap: :dance:

Hey watch it! I may be stupid but I'm not good looking :naughty:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:21 pm

:lol: :lol:

Wish it was a Yellow-breasted Pipit! Still need to see one of those!

Thanks everyone! It was another interesting discussion.

Now to unveil where the bird was seen. Suikerbosrand NR, Gauteng. I wonder how many people would've ticked it as a Yellow-throated Longclaw? I certainly tried to change it into one! :twisted: :twisted:

I see that Yellow-throated Longclaw is listed on the Gauteng challenge list, but I am now starting to wonder if it wasn't one of these blokes that was ticked incorrectly. There are no records of them occurring anywhere near Gauteng on SABAP. Has anyone ever seen a Yellow-throated Longclaw in the greater Gauteng area?

(And sorry about the horrendous photo! I blame it on the cyclists who came past me with their interesting (idiotic) comments: "Do you see the lions? Look there! Lions!" :sniper: )
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DotDan » Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:33 pm

All this for a Cape Longclaw?

Nee WTM.. come now man :lol: :lol: :lol:

Just joking.. luckily you told me from the beginning where you saw it, and that to me is probably the clincher. If I am not mistaken then YTLC is rather habitat specific and will stick to the Lowveld areas?

Anyway.. if Deefstes can turn that blerry thing into a Pipit.. then I shall be at Suikerbos if you need me. :twisted:

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:00 pm

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:01 pm

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Porridge » Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:47 pm

I'm very much of a birding newbie, but am really getting into it. Saw the following at Rietvlei in Pretoria on 29/12/2013, and would really appreciate a positive ID :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:59 pm

Cape longclaw is about as possitive as it gets... :lol:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Porridge » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:03 pm

LOL!!! Thanks, Johan :lol: I really didn't have a clue.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby huntsman » Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:16 pm

That's a great bird, and if you're patient, he'll come in quite close and give you great views. Have fun... :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Gilbertr14 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:41 pm

Porridge wrote:I'm very much of a birding newbie, but am really getting into it. Saw the following at Rietvlei in Pretoria on 29/12/2013, and would really appreciate a positive ID :thumbs_up:

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