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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:03 am 
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Got 10/10 but had a blond moment with the BB and did not even had the family right :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:33 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:41 pm 
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Here are he answers to Sky #7

A Non-breeding Black-chested Prinia.
The ID according to roberts' is a paler and more tawny mantle, back rump and upper tail coverts. Breast band indistinct or absent.

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1 ) Scaly-feathered finch
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2 ) Juvenile Pale chanting goshawk
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3 ) Black shouldered Kite
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4 ) Pygmy falcon
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5 ) Red-necked falcon
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6 ) Crimson Breasted Shrike
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7 ) Red-eyed Bulbul
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8 ) Burchell's sandgrouse
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9 ) Sociable weaver
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10 ) roo long-billed lark
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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thank you Sky :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:32 pm 
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Hi Ducklings and guests (Please signup and take part)

Here is Sky 9
Thanks to Johan van Rensburg for all the lovely pics
Enjoy the paging :twisted: :twisted:
I had to Id all of them as well :wall: :wall:

The BB

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Then the rest

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2) Image

3 ) Image

4) Image

5) Image

6) Image

7) Image

8 ) Image

9 ) Image


and the promised LBJ

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hey Sky, this is supposed to be a duckling challenge :rtm: :? :naughty: Image


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Micetta
Christmas doesn't come around 3 weeks in a row :lol: :lol:
This is much easier than it looks

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi all
I had a great sighting this afternoon
My son Est saw a black sparrowhawk successfully hunt a guieneyfowl
He called me and I watched it feeding on it

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi all
I had a great sighting this afternoon
My son Esto saw a black sparrowhawk successfully hunt a guieneyfowl
He called me and I watched it feeding on it

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Even twice :big_eyes: Not a bad couple of sightings :clap: :clap: ... :twisted: No pics? :(


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanks for challenge #9 Sky! And as Micetta asked, pictures of your sighting please! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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I betya he did not have his camera with him and is still kicking himself about it.

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This will take until Christmas to get all the correct ID's. :)


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Jy is vinnag

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