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Korhaan: Southern Black Korhaan

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Korhaan: Southern Black Korhaan

Unread post by francoisd » Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:05 pm

This one was photgraphed in West Coast NP

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Wildtuinman posted a photo of the Northern Black Korhaan here and as you can see they look very similar. You should however not easily confuse them as their ranges does not overlap.

In flight the Northern BK shows extensive white in the primaries (the feathers near the wing tip)

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Re: Korhaan: Southern Black Korhaan

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:36 am

In my experience you'll NEVER get this close to a Northern BK!

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Another WCNP SBK.
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Re: Korhaan: Southern Black Korhaan

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:51 am

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