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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Jun 13, 2010 6:02 pm

Thanks Micetta. In my bird books the adult is more yellow in colour so that is what confused me. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Micetta » Sun Jun 13, 2010 6:12 pm

Mind DB, I am a duckling :wink:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby louis dreyer » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:17 am

DinkyBird have a look at the following site
http://www.birdpics.co.za/#
Select the photo option and then search for longclaw.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:49 pm

DB- Cape Longclaw Adult :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:26 pm

Thanks BM :thumbs_up:

Louis, I had a look at the site, but cannot find Longclaw in the photos :redface:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Barcud » Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:37 pm

Hi DB,

Look for Wagtail, Pipit, Longclaw in the red section of the list - 4th from bottom. Took me a while the first time I looked also :doh:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby louis dreyer » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:06 am

DinkyBird wrote:Thanks BM :thumbs_up:

Louis, I had a look at the site, but cannot find Longclaw in the photos :redface:


It is combined with, Wagtail, Pipit.
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Unread postby louis dreyer » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:23 am

Barcud sorry for duplicating you.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:35 pm

DinkyBird wrote:Louis, I had a look at the site, but cannot find Longclaw in the photos :redface:

DB, you might also want to bookmark the African Bird Image database, it even has a photo of a juvenile Cape longclaw :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Jun 15, 2010 2:02 pm

Ah ok, thanks Barcud and Louis - found it!

And thanks arks, I will do that.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Batmad » Tue Jun 15, 2010 5:23 pm

DB- The coulor of the throat will vary, i mean i have seen a Cape Longclaw with a Bright orange throat and i have also seen one with a yellow throat, all depends really 8)
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Jay Knight » Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:49 pm

Hi Guys

I am wondering if any of you can help me out with a few ID's as i am a complete novice. I am just about to do a full trip report but needed to confirm a few birds before i do so. I have about 12 so i will do them a few at a time so not to bombard you. Most of them are in Kruger but a few are outside. Many thanks in advance for any help! :D

No2 - This one was taken at KZN Wildlife INJISUTHI also in the Drakensburg. The bird was on the floor in the lower ground before the foothills of the Mountains. I reckon it might be a Juvenile yellow throated Longclaw but Im probably wrong?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby adrianp » Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:57 pm

I'd say:

#2 long claw is also correct: juvenile Cape long claw

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Re: Longclaw: Cape

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:12 pm

BB - nobody has answered you? I know it as Orange Throated Longclaw.
Saw this one 7 Aug '11 at Rietvlei. (not SANpark)
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Re: Longclaw: Cape

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:12 pm

Don't think anyone knows Bobbi.

Which Rietvlei? Nice pic.
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