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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by adrianp » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:15 pm

:thumbs_up: spot on!

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Unread post by MichaelWildtuin » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:54 pm

Thanks Highbury and AdrianP :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by MichaelWildtuin » Sat Sep 15, 2012 5:28 pm

Highbury wrote:The 2 birds in th spic are a long-billed crombec and a puffback .

Thanks!

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Unread post by Leeukos » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:53 am

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Unread post by Leeukos » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:54 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Puffback: Black-backed Puffback

Unread post by Leeukos » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:54 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Tessa G » Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:30 pm

And then :wall: would this be a Black Backed Puff Back? Seen in the same area, but this is all I was able to get before it disappeared.............. :wall:

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Unread post by hilda » Sat Jan 30, 2016 4:33 pm

I would agree with your ID Tessa G! Awesome sighting! But rather let the experts confirm! :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Ladybirder » Sat Jan 30, 2016 9:50 pm

:thumbs_up: for both

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Unread post by Tessa G » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:03 am

:D :D

Thank you Hilda and Ladybirder.
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