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Re: Babbler: Arrow-marked

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:38 pm

I've often seen these guys feeding the Levaillant's Cuckoo chicks :D
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Unread post by jacliz » Fri May 22, 2009 6:12 pm

A bush load of Babblers at Lower Sabie :)
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Unread post by RainHard » Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:10 pm

My Wife's 1st pic with the new lens. Love these birds although they look a bit sinister!
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Unread post by Elsa » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:35 am

Taken in May this year.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by jnaflwr » Sat May 08, 2010 4:07 am

Hello, can you help me with the ID of this bird. The picture was from Magaliesberg. Sorry, the quality of the picture isn't very good.

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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Sat May 08, 2010 6:32 pm

Arrowmarked Babbler :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by jnaflwr » Tue May 11, 2010 2:41 am

Thanks Rusty Justy for the ID!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MichaelWildtuin » Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:36 pm

Hi, I need a lot of help identifying birds! I've got lots and lots of birds that need identification! But I´ll start with 14. I'd be very glad if you could help me. It would also help if you get tell me how you identified them.
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All of them were seen in the south of Kruger.

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Unread post by onewithnature » Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:34 pm

I'm no expert, but I'd say that:

11. is an Arrow-marked Babbler
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Unread post by pantera leo » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:34 pm

11. Arrow-marked Babbler

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Unread post by Barcud » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:41 pm

Hi Mwt,

OWN had ID'd 11 for you. (I agree with his ID)

Hope this helps.

Just seen PL's post as I hit the submit button. I think you have them all now between us :D

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Unread post by pantera leo » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:43 pm

Thanks for confirming Barcud! :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:23 pm

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Great learning thread this! Thanks PL and Barcud! :clap:
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Unread post by pantera leo » Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:45 pm

What's the worst that can happen OWN? You can get an ID wrong but at least you tried and then if someone corrects you go and see why they said so. This way you will learn so much faster and it will stick much easier if you put a bit of work into it! :thumbs_up:


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