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 Post subject: Robin, Kalahari Scrub-
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 25, 2010 10:57 am 
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Hi there,

I need some help identifying this - taken in the Pilanesberg.

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Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Kalahari Scrub Robin

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Thanks Justin, :thumbs_up:

Saves me a lot of hair pulling & teeth gnashing!! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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While according to my Newman's, it doesn't occur in KTP, this looks to me like a tawnyflanked prinia?

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Seen in KTP on 22 February 2010.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Thanks, RJ, I'd not been thinking robin .... :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Scrub-robin, Kalahari
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Kalahari Scrub Robin (Erythropygia paena)

Found in southern Angola, Botswana, Namibia, northern South Africa, and Zimbabwe, where it occurs in sandveld with low trees and scrub, on the edges of woodland, and in savanna. The species is common and not considered threatened by human activities.

Kieliekrankie, KTP

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 Post subject: Robin, Kalahari
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I was surprised that there's not a topic (or did I miss it? :redface: ) for this bird, so here are a few from my visit to Mokala in late October 2012.

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 Post subject: Re: Robin, Kalahari
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Hi Arks, unfortunately you missed it.

It is a Kalahari Scrub-Robin. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Scrub-robin, Kalahari
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Grootkolk - septembre 2012

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Hi friends.......Saw this LBJ at loskopdam September 2009. The black marking on his chest has me stumped :wall: Any help?
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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I am looking at the photos on my phone, which is not ideal, but I reckon it is a Kalahari Scrub-Robin.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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I agree with WTM :)


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