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Thrush, Karoo

Unread postby johnd » Tue May 08, 2012 11:41 am

Spot on Pantera leo!! Karoo Thrush it is indeed, really cool sighting though!!

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Re: Who is this birdie?

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Tue May 08, 2012 11:55 am

Heh! How did I read the original post that I missed Bloemfontein! :shock: :redface:

Sure would be Karoo
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Re: Who is this birdie?

Unread postby adrianp » Tue May 08, 2012 12:03 pm

Funny, I have seen Karoo thrush with the odd white feather, or white feather patches in JHB, but this looks like an extreme example. Perhaps the albino genes lurk more prominantly in this species.

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Re: Thrush, Karoo

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:56 pm

From my garden - they just love the bonemeal -

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Re: Thrush, Karoo (Olive)

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:29 am

This topic name is not correct. Olive Thrush and Karoo Thrush are two separate species.
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