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Identification Help - General Birds

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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hilda
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:19 pm

Can anyone please ID this Bee-eater for me? Closest I can get is a juvenile White-throated Bee-eater, but I am not sure at all. Seen in Kgalagadi during February 2015.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:04 pm

Hilda, I think that it's more likely to be a juvenile swallowtailed bee eater ........
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:56 pm

I agree with arks. The youngster needs a bit of colour......
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:26 pm

Thank you Arks and BB! These youngsters give me grey hair! :D


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