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Greenbul, Yellow-bellied

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Unread postby j-ms » Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:41 am

These Yellow-bellied Greenbuls are common (and entertaining) around the swimming pool at Punda.

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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:13 pm

Nice pic CR, the only ones I have ever seen came into our camp and looked around on the southern bank of the Cunene River!
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Unread postby Imax » Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:38 am

A very tame one at Mlondozi Dam Picnic spot

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Cherries » Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:15 pm

Latest from Martie!! If you are unsure ask Frank he has idented for Martie but poor girl didn't write them down!!

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Unread postby JenB » Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:18 pm

Cherries, thanx for posting for Martie! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:15 am

Yellow Bellied Greenbul
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johann » Mon Jul 20, 2009 11:21 am

Yellow-bellied Greenbul.
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Unread postby JoelR » Mon Jul 20, 2009 11:29 am

Agree with Johann's ID.

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Unread postby Rusty Justy » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:19 pm

Agreed with the latest ID.....I wish I could spend enough time time up in Pafuri Picnic Spot, to know which birds are always there or not :lol: .... :D Never been there before!!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Cherries » Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:16 pm

Thank you guys! :clap: :clap:

All your input is invaluable and I am sure Martie will be so pleased to add to her list (I would .. :mrgreen: )
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Charming1 » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:28 am

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Is this a Dark Capped Yellow Warbler?

Help, please..?

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby deefstes » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:39 am

@Charming1:
Looks more like a Yellow-bellied Greenbul but you're not saying where or when you saw the bird or any other information that might be used to assist in the identification. Please have a look at this thread.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:10 pm

Hi Charming1,
It's a Yellow-bellied Greenbul. The distinct white above the eye is a very good field character. The bill seems heavy. It's photographed in some sort of berry tree? Fruit form part of their diet.
DCYW is a very good guess but the bill will be shorter / smaller, and the lores will have yellow. They eat insects and you'll see them most often along water.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Charming1 » Mon Sep 21, 2009 7:21 pm

Deefstes - thank you for the help. I will surely add the correct info next time!
Lizet - thank you. Another tick on my list.

I spotted it last week in Hluhluwe. It was alone and in a tree on the outskirts of a small forest. Lighting not great as it was just after 6am.

Have also got another 2x pics that I think are Orange-breasted and Grey-Headed Bush Shrikes.


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