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Cisticola, Rattling Cisticola

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

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

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

Unread post by 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!!!
Thanks. :thumbs_up:


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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

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

Thanks Niall :thumbs_up:

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Identification Help - LBJs

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

Hi Charbel

I think its possibly a Cisticola of sorts

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by charbel » Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:27 am

Given the thick bill, could it be a Croaking Cisticola?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Niall » Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:32 am

Charbel, the Cisticola looks like a Rattling - the most common and vocal in KNP.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Mike1916 » Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:00 pm

I am going to say sorry in advance because i cant remember exactly where this photo was taken but it is in the Kruger and it was taken in December. I am really having trouble with this LBJ!

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by DotDan » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:12 am

Mike your bird is a Rattling Cisticola ;)


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