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Prinia, Tawny-flanked

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by davejenny » Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:13 pm

Johan van Rensburg wrote:The enigmatic post from Trevor actually tells you this is a tawny-flanked prinia. With that 20/20 your new pix adds up to 100% TFP, Dave. :whistle: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Thank you very much Trevor and Johan - much appreciated

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by cstafleu » Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:14 am

I was wondering if anyone could provide Id`s on this bird

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MattAxel » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:10 am

Hi cstafleu and welcome to the forum :thumbs_up:
This one is a Tawny-flanked Prinia.

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Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:22 am

welcome to the forum cstafleu :D
nice first post with nice birds :dance:
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Unread post by cstafleu » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:17 pm

Thank you for the reply's!

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Rookie » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:35 pm

While I was sorting out my photos for my TR, I came across some other unidentifieds and I have looked through my Sasol book and can't pinpoint them, so again, I am asking the experts for a bit of help.

Sorry for the quality of the photos.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by DotDan » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:34 am

Rookie, this photo looks to me like a juv Tawny Flanked Prinia. They tend to have a yellowish vent.

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Unread post by Rookie » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:38 pm

Thanks so much for all your help in IDing this bird. :gflower:

It is a first for me, or if I have actually seen it before, I didn't realise it. :dance: :dance:

I will have to go back to all the other photos of birds that I have from previous visits and try to ID them now.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by johanclassen » Wed May 09, 2012 9:47 am

You are so right Roan. Perhaps its time to invest in this new book all abt the identification of LBJ's.
I am stuck with this one. Please any takers to help me. Taken near Lower Sabie. Thanks :?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by adrianp » Wed May 09, 2012 12:42 pm

It looks like a tawny flanked prinia to me.

A non breeding black chested prinia (with the band missing) has more yellow on the chest.

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Unread post by TrevorC » Wed May 09, 2012 12:47 pm

As you can see I am no expert but this also looks like a Tawny-flanked Prinia to me :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by johanclassen » Wed May 09, 2012 1:57 pm

Tnx Adrian and Trevor for your help. I can not tell you how many times I stopped at this prinia's image in my Sasol Guide (with real photos) and cld not make the ID. Now that I look at it agn I am sure its correct. Tnx agn.guys :redface: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by MattAxel » Wed May 09, 2012 2:59 pm

In this picture you can really see why it's called a Tawny-flanked Prinia.

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Unread post by Roan » Wed May 09, 2012 6:51 pm

Hi johanclassen.
Jip! Seems to be a Tawny-flanked prinia alright. With the help all these other 'mites' I turned into an instant genius on LBJ`s :dance: :dance:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:50 am

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Is this a Tawny Flanked Prinia.
It was seen at Lake Panic a few days ago.
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