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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:27 pm 
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Hi Ducklings

Here are the answers to Sky 13

1 ) Blue Crane
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2 ) Male Thick-billed weaver

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3 ) Shelleys Francolin
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4 ) This bird gave the most problems It is a Rufous-naped Lark
The bird that it was confused with was the Sabota lark. The Sabota lark lacks rufous on it's wings
The Rufuas-napes Lark also has a small erectile crest

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5 ) White-winged Widowbird
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6 ) White-throated Robin-Chat

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and it's juvenile the BB
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7 ) Spooted Flycatcher
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8 ) Paradise flycatcher
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9 ) African Openbill
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10 ) Whiskered Tern
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Thanks to everyone that entered

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanks for the new challenge Sky, as well as for the answers to Sky 13! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanks for the new challenge Sky :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Great challenge!

Only 60% for me.. :slap: :tongue:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Only seven correct this time. But it passed a cold dull winter's morning!


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Well done huntsman and umtali1 :clap: :clap: :clap:

10/10 for me :dance: :dance: :dance:

Not the BB though :slap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Well done Umtali1, Huntsman and Sharifa! :clap: :clap:

I'm falling behind!!! With everything!! :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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I'm up to date again! :dance: :dance:

I have just submitted my answers to Sky for Sky 14! :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Yeah!! 10/10 for me for Sky 14! :dance: :dance:

But my BB is wrong again! :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi all Ducklings

I received some nice pics from my brother for the next few challenges.
Lots of waders and terns will be involved :twisted: :twisted:
But I now have to id them first :wall: :wall: :big_eyes: :redface:
Just waiting for a couple of ducklings to enter and I will post the new challenge

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:02 am 
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Well done hilda :clap: :clap: :clap:

Sky wrote:
Hi all Ducklings

I received some nice pics from my brother for the next few challenges.
Lots of waders and terns will be involved :twisted: :twisted:
But I now have to id them first :wall: :wall: :big_eyes: :redface:
Just waiting for a couple of ducklings to enter and I will post the new challenge


Hope your wonderful brother is kind to us :D

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings

Once again welcome to the newcomers. I can't believe this is Sky 15

Thanks to my brother Leon for sharing his pics
I still have to id some of these and confirm the id's

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3)
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4)
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5)
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6)
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7)
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8 )
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10)
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and a baby BB
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Best of luck and enjoy the paging 4

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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10/10 on Sky 14 for me. Just shows you what can be achieved by guessing :redface: :twisted:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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SAGecko wrote:
10/10 on Sky 14 for me. Just shows you what can be achieved by guessing :redface: :twisted:


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Very well done SAGecko. Thank heavens you weren't using fieldguides! Have a coffee with me! :lotsocoffee:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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:lol: Well done SAGecko :thumbs_up:

Thanks Sky and brother Leon :gflower:

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