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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Moegaai » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:40 pm

You'd be surprised by what I CAN see - it all depends on what I just smoked, and how cheap it was!

Good call on the Grey Go-away-bird! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Mar 04, 2009 7:07 pm

Thanks Moegaai, Johann :lol: for doing the almost impossible :lol:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:08 am

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Kori Bustard?
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Johann » Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:42 am

It could of course also be Ludwig's Bustard but I would rather put money on it being the more common Kori.
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:58 pm

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Need ID please :D
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Moegaai » Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:09 pm

You can see the forked tails - Yellow-billed Kites!!!

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:01 pm

Thanks Moegaai :D
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:21 am

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Please help to identify this creature :doh: :D
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:23 pm

Tilandi-Looks like a White-backed Vulture: if you consider the light cream-colour of the back and black secondary wingfeathers of the last pic. They are also the more common vulture in KNP. In the first and second pic the white long neck is also a clue.

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:05 pm

Thanks Lizet. :D
Here's another bird - owl this time. Maybe Scops Owl?
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby JoelR » Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:49 am

Hi Tilandi! Looks a bit big for any type of scops-owl. I think it might be a Verreaux's (Giant) Eagle-Owl.

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:17 am

Tilandi - I agree with JoelR that it looks like a Verreaux's/Giant Eagle-owl. Reason being the very large size, from this far the chest appears uniform(not obvouisly barred or spotted as for Spotted or Cape) and the white wingbar is very obvious especially in pic1-with Spotted the white appears not this obvious. Well caught!

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Tilandi » Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:32 pm

Thanks JoelR & Lizet :thumbs_up: :lol:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby shadowdog » Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:06 am

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any clue on the bird? :hmz:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:33 am

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Can somebody ID the bird in the foreground?
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