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Re: Spurfowl: Natal Spurfowl

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:21 am

Stunning pics everyone :clap: :clap: Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up: ..their call tells me when I have arrived back in the bush. :mrgreen:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby moobox » Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:33 am

Hello all

So pretty soon someone is prolly going to get a bit worked up because I'm not finding out what bird is what by myself. I have this Sasol app on my IPAD which really isnt that easy. Some really common birds just arent listed by the looks of things. Or the listing is a bit of a mystery to me. So, to start off I'll show you a bird that I do know. And then when you are comfortable that I have done some checking, I'll show you a bird that I dont know -which I quite possibly should know). Then you can all tell me what the bird is because on my recent trip to Tamboti I spend a long time just looking at these and others that look just like them but slightly different feathers and bare cheeks.

Ok so here is a lilac breasted roller.
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Now tell me what this is please:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby hilda » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:55 pm

My guess would be a Natal Spurfowl Moobox, due to the lack of a yellow or red-eyering. But I am not an expert, lets hope one of them helps us out here! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby salamanda » Sun Jul 20, 2014 2:06 pm

I'm not an expert either Hilda, but I agree: Natal Spurfowl :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby hilda » Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:28 pm

Sorry for the bad quality of the picture, but it is the only one I have. I am struggling with this one's ID if someone could please help? Closest I can get, is a Natal Spurfowl, but I am not sure. This was taken in Kruger during October 2013.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Albert » Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:49 pm

Look's like Natal Spurfowl to me :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby hilda » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:42 pm

Thank you Albert! :thumbs_up:
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