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Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:34 pm

Those are all grey-headed gulls, all juveniles. The brown one is just out-of-nest more recently. There is a nice shot of a juvenile here
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:38 pm

Grey-Headed Gull? Also seen in the Free-State, Welkom area
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:43 pm

[quote=]"Johan van Rensburg"]Those are all grey-headed gulls, all juveniles. The brown one is just out-of-nest more recently. [/quote]

Aww, just thought I had another tick. :)
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby salamanda » Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:11 am

This is a really bad photos as the bird was too far away for our lenses and it is heavily cropped, but for ID purposes, can anyone identify it? I thought it might be a Grey-headed Gull? We saw it at Mestel Dam near Pretoriuskop early in June.


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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Maurice » Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:18 am

I think you're right with grey-headed.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Ladybirder » Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:36 am

So do I. Thumbs up.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby salamanda » Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:40 pm

Maurice and Ladybirder, many thanks for confirming that.

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Re: Gull, Grey-headed

Unread postby Bosnimf » Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:18 am

The beach at Cape Vidal is probably the best place to get photo's of these beautiful gulls!

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