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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:31 pm

:thumbs_up: It's great that you're getting excited about birding 8)
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:09 pm

I am Arks. I'm going through all my pics of my trip last week, and I can already count 23 new birds on my list... :dance:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:17 pm

Sorry to bother you again :redface:

I have a few more that I am not sure about. I cropped the photos so my apologies for the bad quality

1: Is this maybe a cinnamon-breasted bunting?
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2: Some sort of flycatcher?
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3: ?
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4: What kind of strike?
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5: I thought african golden oriole but the wings are not black enough?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:20 pm

6. Red backed strike?
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7: Orange brested bushstrike?
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8: Red backed strike?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Ladybirder » Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:59 pm

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1 :thumbs_up: for Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
2 It is a Flycatcher, do you have another photo of this bird, difficult to ID from these two Photos
3 Sabota Lark White eyebrow extends to back of head
4 Red-backed Shrike
5 Spectacle Weaver
6 :thumbs_up: for Red-backed Shrike
7 :thumbs_up: for orange-breasted Bush Shrike
8 :thumbs_up: for Red-backed Shrike

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:33 pm

Thanks for your help Ladybirder

No that bird was very far away and with cropping the pics this was the best I got. Well, Lets call it an USO then (unidentified sitting object) :lol:
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Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:55 am

If I had a gun to my head, I would go for Spotted Flycatcher.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:35 am

wildtuinman wrote:If I had a gun to my head, I would go for Spotted Flycatcher.


:lol: :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:04 pm

I'm almost through my bird pics of this years trip :redface: :lol:

A few more that I need your help with. I cropped and changed the gamma a bit so its more visible.

This one I also got on video, so maybe that helps. Is it a white browed scrub robin or sabota lark?
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2. Lesser grey strike?
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3. some kind of cuckoo? Red chested maybe?
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4. ?
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5. I know its nearly impossible, it was dark and blurry but maybe someone sees something familiar?
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6.
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