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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:04 pm 
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Pic taken yesterday at a bridge over the N4. Please help with ID.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Pic taken yesterday at a bridge over the N4. Please help with ID.


SA cliff-swallow.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Swallow, Cliff- South African
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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...and this one has me clueless...


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perhaps this will help...


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Pics taken over a stream at a bridge.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:02 am 
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The second I would go with an Alpine swift, the white throat with white/cream under parts.

Wings have the classic swift shape.

Lets see what the others have to say.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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The second bird is SA cliff-swallow

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Ja nee.

I was concerned by the white forehead on the Little...guess it's sun reflecting...

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Johan van Rensburg wrote:
The second bird is SA cliff-swallow


On the second pass around I agree


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