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Oriole, Eurasian Golden

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Oriole, Eurasian Golden

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:26 am

A tough subject to photograph as they are exceptionally skittish.

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:41 pm

Hi Guys

This is my last 3 birds. I think I know what they are but just want to make sure

I found the next bird in Hekpoort (gauteng area)

African golden oriole? Sorry I got only this pic
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:57 am

And yup, Eurasian Golden Oriole (too much black on the wing for African, which is also much scarcer)
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