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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby MattAxel » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:03 am

Agree with Yellow-throated Petronia.

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Re: Petronia, Yellow-throated

Unread postby DotDan » Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:29 pm

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:34 am

Here's another bird that I'm not 100% sure about. I'm thinking possibly fawncoloured lark? Seen in KNP in November 2014.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:31 am

This is the bill of a seed-eater. The extent of the eyebrow down the side of the head is a very good clue. You may like to take it from there, arks...
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:16 am

:hmz: OK, will try to puzzle it out when I'm less brain dead :)
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:58 am

arks wrote::hmz: OK, will try to puzzle it out when I'm less brain dead :)


Do post a progress report when you are refreshed...
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:18 pm

:lol: Now after a good night's sleep and some further sleuthing, I've arrived at yellowthroated petronia, which seems to fit the criteria .... :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:37 pm

:thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:22 pm

Whoohoo, new tick for me! :dance: Thanks, Johan. :gflower:
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