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Lark, Pink-billed

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Lark, Pink-billed

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:40 pm

Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris
Afrikaanse naam: Pinkbeklewerik

A Small lark with a short distinctive pinkish bill, with rich rufous-buff underparts which contrast with the white throat and unstreaked flanks and buff outer tail feathers.

Nomadic in the west, near endemic.

Short open grasslands, fallow fields and desert shrubs. This one was photographed in the Kgalagadi TFP between the dunes just outside Tweeriveren Camp on the way to Mata-Mata. They had good rains that year.

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Unread post by arks » Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:01 pm

More of my mystery birds, not quite sure of my ID on this.

1. At first I thought it was another larklike bunting, but with the streaking on the chest, I;m now thinking that it may be a pinkbilled lark? Seen in KTP in March 2010.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Batmad » Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:20 pm

Your first bird is a Pink Billed Lark :D :D
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