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by RichardJ
Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:48 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: Stiffnecks year list 2024
Replies: 195
Views: 23895

Re: Stiffnecks year list 2024

A bird walk/drive early this morning, 17 April at Bonamanzi (Zululand) produced (dipped on the African Broadbill) African Emerald Cuckoo ( Mooimeisie ) Green Malkoha ( Groenvleiloerie ) Neergaard's Sunbird ( Bloukruissuikerbekkie ) Pink-throated Twinspot ( Rooskeelkolpensie ) Southern Banded Snake E...
by RichardJ
Sat Apr 13, 2024 2:49 pm
Forum: Travel Tales
Topic: KNP - Between the leaves
Replies: 328
Views: 25378

Re: KNP - Between the leaves

Caught up.
Plenty if intrresting sightings and factoids.

Thanks for sharing :clap: :dance: :clap: :dance:
by RichardJ
Sat Apr 13, 2024 2:02 pm
Forum: Travel Tales
Topic: Journey of Healing: Embracing the African Lifeforce December 2023
Replies: 211
Views: 29368

Re: Journey of Healing: Embracing the African Lifeforce December 2023

Caught up .

Great sightings so far. :dance: :clap: :dance: :clap:

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:
by RichardJ
Sat Apr 13, 2024 7:37 am
Forum: Travel Tales
Topic: Quick Karoo National Park Breakaway
Replies: 37
Views: 419

Re: Quick Karoo National Park Breakaway

A quick catch up. Trust your health has improved. Great early morning Lions :dance: :dance: :dance: I would argue that you had the healthy breakfast :hmz: (other than the toast) As I understood it the Fairy Flycatcher was our smallest bird. Then an environmentalist, after we had seen a Cape Penduli...
by RichardJ
Fri Apr 12, 2024 6:29 am
Forum: Travel Tales
Topic: Quick Karoo National Park Breakaway
Replies: 37
Views: 419

Re: Quick Karoo National Park Breakaway

A quick catch up. Trust your health has improved. Great early morning Lions :dance: :dance: :dance: I would argue that you had the healthy breakfast :hmz: (other than the toast) As I understood it the Fairy Flycatcher was our smallest bird. Then an environmentalist, after we had seen a Cape Pendulin...
by RichardJ
Tue Apr 09, 2024 7:51 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Identification Help - LBJs
Replies: 38
Views: 29453

Re: Identification Help - LBJs

It does look good for Bronze Mannikin Thanks they do look like my sighting of last month (with plenty of adults to confirm) Possibly Lesser Masked Weaver Thanks, I did not consider Lesser. Beaks a bit thin and sitting hidden in woody vegetation. Not a Rattling Cisticola? I am 'confused' by the grey...
by RichardJ
Tue Apr 09, 2024 2:27 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Identification Help - LBJs
Replies: 38
Views: 29453

Re: Identification Help - LBJs

6 April, Bonamanzi (Zululand) is this a Spectacled Weaver?
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by RichardJ
Tue Apr 09, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Identification Help - LBJs
Replies: 38
Views: 29453

Re: Identification Help - LBJs

27 March, Bonamanzi (Zululand), is this a Croaking Cisticola?
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by RichardJ
Tue Apr 09, 2024 1:54 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Identification Help - LBJs
Replies: 38
Views: 29453

Re: Identification Help - LBJs

5 April, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Eastern shore. Only pics of juveniles, missed getting a look at and pic of adult. The only reference i can find shows a Red-backed Mannikin with the lighter cheek. Agreed?
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by RichardJ
Sat Apr 06, 2024 1:56 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Stiffnecks year list 2024
Replies: 195
Views: 23895

Re: Stiffnecks year list 2024

Today, 6 April, Bonamanzi (Zululand)

Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird ( Swartblestinker )
by RichardJ
Thu Apr 04, 2024 4:05 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Stiffnecks year list 2024
Replies: 195
Views: 23895

Re: Stiffnecks year list 2024

Today, 4 April 24, Bonamanzi (Zululand)

Narina Trogon ( Bosloerie )
by RichardJ
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:06 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Stiffnecks year list 2024
Replies: 195
Views: 23895

Re: Stiffnecks year list 2024

Today, 2 April 24, Bonamanzi (Zululand)

Crowned Eagle ( Kroonarend )

(Not just 1 but a pair, and a lifer)
by RichardJ
Mon Apr 01, 2024 7:24 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: Identification Help - Raptors
Replies: 40
Views: 37614

Re: Identification Help - Raptors

ross hawkins wrote: Sun Mar 31, 2024 9:24 pm This looks like a Honey Buzzard
Ah, yes, did not get to it in guide, it is in 'strange' grouping. Thanks. :thumbs_up:
by RichardJ
Sun Mar 31, 2024 8:21 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Identification Help - Raptors
Replies: 40
Views: 37614

Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Bonamanzi (Zululand) 26 March

Is this an immature Black-chested Snake Eagle? (the most common raptor seen this week)

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by RichardJ
Sun Mar 31, 2024 5:13 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Re: Your Kruger List
Replies: 101
Views: 102706

Re: Your Kruger List

Up to 303

For interest my 8 week stay at Berg-en-dal produced 249 species from 4149 Birdlasser records.
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