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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Niall » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:47 pm

Hi Elsa - the streaky back and the fact it is in the top of a tree shouting its head off tends to make me think more along the lines of Rattling Cisticola. I assume this is in the Kruger? They are very common there.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Elsa » Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:15 am

Niall wrote:Hi Elsa - the streaky back and the fact it is in the top of a tree shouting its head off tends to make me think more along the lines of Rattling Cisticola. I assume this is in the Kruger? They are very common there.
Yes, it was in Kruger, sorry I ommitted to add that. :doh:
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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:15 pm

Rattling Cisticola. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Cisticola, Rattling Cisticola

Unread postby Flutterby » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:20 pm

Rattling Cisticola in full cry!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Tilandi » Sun Sep 05, 2010 9:12 pm

Please need help with this bird. Seen yesterday morning in Stilfontein (local dam)
Cisticola?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Barcud » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:54 pm

Tilandi,

Your bird looks like a Rattling Cisticola.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:01 pm

Thank you Barcud :D
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:19 pm

Please could some kind person help me with ID ing the following birds - All taken in KNP last week.
Sorry they're not very good pics, I'm a novice to both photography and birding, but keen and learning!!!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Niall » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:31 pm

Hi vgs, I'd say:

- Rattling Cisticola

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:55 pm

Thanks Niall :thumbs_up:
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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Mgoddard » Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:01 am

Here are the last 6 of my LBJ's...maybe more Rattling Cisticolas????

Taken in Letaba - May 2009

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And at Croc Bridge - November 2009

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Wed Apr 20, 2011 2:54 pm

Love your last photo (but have NO idea what birdie it is) — a birdie with lots of personality!
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby DotDan » Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:36 pm

In order of the photo's:

Rattling Cisticola
Rattling Cisticola

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby charbel » Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:42 am

Hi friends
This was seen at the way from Tamboti to H7 at January 8th this year, early in the morning. It was far away, so not very good pic. I adjusted the colours and cropped it. I identified it as a Rufous-naped Lark, but I would like to know your opinion on this.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby ross hawkins » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:49 pm

Hi Charbel

I think its possibly a Cisticola of sorts


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