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Finch: Cut-throat

Unread post by Jumbo » Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:41 am

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Cut-throat Finch: what a gruesome but also very descriptive name for this beautiful little bird. I took this photo in Marloth. According to my very old Sasol guide you are actually not suppose to find them in the south-eastern parts of Kruger :?

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Unread post by francoisd » Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:47 am

Nice photo Jumbo. It does seem a little far south for them but not to far from their natural distribution. Also agree that it is a very descriptive name.

These ones were photographed in the camping area at Letaba
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Unread post by Elsa » Thu Jun 29, 2006 12:13 pm

We have seen cut throat Finches at Ngwenya, which is not far from Marloth for the last 2 years now.
They are lovely little birds and the name is very descriptive really, but gruesome, I agree. :shock:

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Unread post by Wild about cats » Sun Feb 03, 2008 2:28 pm

We saw a few at the Letaba Shop in December, 2007.
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Re: Finch: Cut-throat

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:59 pm

Satara Rest Camp, Kruger, March 2009
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:27 pm

some birds to ID please :D

3) 14.10 near Satara
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:39 pm

Nice birdies, anne-marie!


#3 - that's a cut-throat finch and I'm very :mrgreen: as I have yet to see one.
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Unread post by deefstes » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:40 pm

The third bird is a Cut-throat Finch.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:12 pm

thanks a lot arks and deefstes :D
not easy to identify :?
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Re: Finch: Cut-throat

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:59 am

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