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Lark: Large-Billed

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Lark: Large-Billed

Unread post by elpaco » Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:44 pm

I have ID it as an Large billed Lark.
what do you think ?
the photo was taken in the West Coast NP

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I need to figure out how I can come to the KNP for 3 months
Looking for a Pel's ...

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Unread post by deefstes » Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:30 pm

It's a pity the extent of the streaking on the underparts can't really be seen but I think you are quite right with your ID of Large-billed Lark. The strong bill with yellow base of the lower mandible is the clincher.
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