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Grassbird: Cape

Unread post by arks » Fri Feb 29, 2008 5:44 am

I saw this little bird on 9 October 2007 at Cape Point. I'm thinking that it may be a (Cape) grassbird?

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Unread post by francoisd » Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:04 am

Your thinking is correct :D
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Re: Grassbird: Cape

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Re: Grassbird: Cape

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:47 am

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Unread post by Jesscan1 » Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:39 pm

Can someone please help with the ID of this bird:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by rcyza » Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:39 am

Hi Jesscan

I think that's a Cape Grassbird.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Albert » Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:01 am

Agree, Cape Grassbird.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:49 pm

Thanks very much for the ID Rcyza and Albert.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:48 am

Saw this bird at Rietvlei yesterday - initially I thought it was a female or immature Wattled starling, but I am not sure, seems to reddish brown for a starling. Any ideas?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:46 am

Cape Grassbird

Karin Mitton wrote:Saw this bird at Rietvlei yesterday - initially I thought it was a female or immature Wattled starling, but I am not sure, seems to reddish brown for a starling. Any ideas?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Jul 16, 2016 10:26 am

Please help the the ID....... :thumbs_up:

I took this beautiful shots near a dam.

I think it is a Levailliant's Cisticola (Vleitinktinkie)

Any help with the ID will be appreciated.... :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Ladybirder » Sat Jul 16, 2016 10:27 pm

Jan I think it is a Cape Grassbird, Black moustache line.

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Sun Jul 17, 2016 2:36 pm

I agree with Ladybirder on the Grassbird.


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