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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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A nice way of seperating Large-billed and Bradfield's Larks is to look at the lower mandible on the bill. If it is yellow it is the former. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Yip, spot on WTM :thumbs_up: That pink looking bill and those black moustachial stripes visible in the 1st pic threw me off a bit.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Hi wildtuinman and MattAxel

Thanks for the help so far.

Are we then happy with the ID on sabota lark (thanks for the great tip wildtuinman, will certainly keep an eye out for that in future!)?

Me thinks I will rather look for simpler birds, larks are not my thing...

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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MxM wrote:
Sabota lark (Karoo NP), Nov 2012 correct
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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
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Finally started trying these out.

ID'd this as Sabota Lark, yes? Seen H1-6 KNP

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Looks good for Sabota Lark.


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 Post subject: Identification Help - LBJs
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Here are several birds that I am struggling with. I have an idea for three of them but may be well off base. Any assistance is appreciated...

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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huntsman wrote:
Here are several birds that I am struggling with. I have an idea for three of them but may be well off base. Any assistance is appreciated...

huntsman, can you perhaps tell us where and when you saw these birds, location and time of year are helpful information needed for ID.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Good point, arks -

3. Rietvlei - Nov

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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That helped!

#3 - Young Sabota's lark: That eyebrow!

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Thanks Johan - glad I checked!

I was wrong on 3...

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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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Is this a Sabota lark? Seen somewhere across the river from Lower Sabie, March 2014
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi Chirinda

Ye Sabotage lark.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Wow, that was a prompt response. Thank you, thank you. :D


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Agreed. It looks like the pics I have of sabota lark.

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