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 Post subject: Camaroptera, Green-backed
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:04 pm 
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I am trying to ID a number of birds from photos taken over the years. Below are two that I need someone to confirm ID's. Simple challenge for those in the know.

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Taken in Kruger, August. Looks like Greenbacked Bleating Warbler. Any advances on this?

Bird about 10-12 cm excl tail

Any help or comments welcome... and many more pics to follow

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Yup, this one is Green-backed Camaroptera (formerly known as bleating warbler).


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hello Guys

Just came back from Kruger. Satata, Tamboti, Pretoriuskop area, got a few unknowns and confirmations.

1. - Tamboti
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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1. Camaroptera, but I can't make out if it is a grey-backed or a green-backed.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:29 pm 
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Thanks Wildtuin man

I would go with green, in the range.
Made a lot of noise similar to one of the children's party whistles, Keeeeeeee.
Was actually cute.

Him, the scrub robin, grey headed bushrike, redcapped robin chat and a brubru all in the same bushes looking for grub.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Okay I haven't checked any books or references yet, but here is what I get at first glance:

1. Green-backed Camaroptera


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