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Identification Help - General Birds

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:21 am

roaneric wrote:Thanks so much Johan and wildtuinman.

Number 7 was seen on our way to kruger near Bronkhorstspruit Wildtuinman


Yeah, that would be a good area for Yellow-crowned Bishop.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Schlieck » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:18 pm

Hi everybody,
I need some help.
I saw these birds in Kruger in october.
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Is one of them wahlberg's eagle?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Albert » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:34 pm

1.Juvenile Bateleur
2. Wattled Starling
3. Yellow-billed Kite
4. Tawny Eagle
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by umtali1 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:16 pm

Schlieck, agree with Albert :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Schlieck » Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:24 am

thanks
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Schlieck » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:40 pm

hallo there,
I "found"2 sunbirds.
scarlet chested?
(Kruger october)
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:47 pm

The 2nd bird is a Marico sunbird. The light on the 1st might be different, but it is probably also a Marico.
Which part of Kruger did you see the firts?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Schlieck » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:29 pm

hi
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i saw these birds in Olifants Restcamp.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Schlieck » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:38 pm

Hi
The last sunbird(3) is a problem as well.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:58 pm

Then they are both Marico sunbirds.
The 3rd is an immature Scarlet-chested sunbird.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:18 pm

I saw these frigatebirds at Ascension Island in Novemberr 2017. They do not appear to be Ascension frigatebirds (which have a black head). Can anyone help with an ID of them?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Andy M » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:22 am

Ascension frigate birds.
Thanks Google :)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:17 am

Andy M wrote:Ascension frigate birds.
Thanks Google :)

Thanks, Andy, it looks like I didn't google far enough :redface: :wall:

I'd guess then that these must be juvenile/immature birds, since both male and female adults appear to have black heads? :hmz: :whistle:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by hilda » Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:33 am

You are correct Arks. Robberts' Multimedia describes the juvenile Greater Frigatebird as "Head and neck creamy or white, variably mottled rusty buff." :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:53 pm

hilda wrote:You are correct Arks. Robberts' Multimedia describes the juvenile Greater Frigatebird as "Head and neck creamy or white, variably mottled rusty buff." :thumbs_up:

Hilda I was actually asking about the juvenile/immature Ascension frigatebird. From what I can see, I don't think that my birds resemble juvenile greater frigatebirds. Unfortunately, I didn't see any adult birds -- or at least all that I saw looked like these. Very perplexing :wall: Perhaps someone who has done pelagic trips and seen some of these seabirds can help? :pray:
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