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Swallows: Wire-tailed Swallow

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:21 pm

#2 is a wire-tailed swallow... The rest has been correctly ID'd already.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by sarafl » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:17 am

Thank you Anne Marie, Gilbert and JvR. I will be looking up the wire tail and white throated swallows!

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Re: Swallows: Wire-tailed Swallow

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:37 pm

On the Lower Sabie bridge - Feb 2014

ImageWire-tailed swallow1 by dinkybird, on Flickr
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by moose » Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:19 pm

Hi all - Trying to finish my journal before posting the trip online and a photo book. apologies if tis isnt the right thread.
I am not a birder: What is this little one (biyamiti sunrise drive).

Thank you so much!
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Re: Biyamiti Bush Camp Game Drive Sightings.

Unread post by Albert » Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:11 pm

Wire-tailed Swallow
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Re: Biyamiti Bush Camp Game Drive Sightings.

Unread post by moose » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:19 pm

Great! Thank you so much!

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Re: Swallows: Wire-tailed Swallow

Unread post by Leeukos » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:06 pm

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Re: Swallows: Wire-tailed Swallow

Unread post by hilda » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:58 pm

Beautiful picture, thanks Leeukos! :clap: :clap:
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