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Heron: Green-backed

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Re: Dwarf Bittern or juvenile Green Backed Heron????

Unread post by ross hawkins » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:58 pm

Ye it takes a bit o time n then when you see a particular type of bird you recognize them straight away.
Have a look @ the Bittern eye. Its a black orb, where as the GBH has a yellow eye with black pupil.
The streaks on the face of your bird also gives it away

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 12:48 pm

A Green-backed Heron at Lake Panic in the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 12:49 pm

A Green-backed Heron at Lake Panic in the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by okie » Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:34 pm

This one at Sweni hide in May 2011 .

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:12 pm

Seen in Kruger in June this year.

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:25 pm

Near Tshokwane

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Sunset dam

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Youngsters

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Feeding time

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:41 pm

Sunset dam - Feb 2014

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Re: Heron: Green-backed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:29 pm

Great sightings and images! :thumbs_up:

Youngster catching Dragon fly''s :dance: :dance:

Eyes focus..

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