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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by charbel » Mon May 23, 2011 2:11 pm

Dear Niall,

Thanks.

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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread post by Leeukos » Sun May 13, 2012 8:43 am

A photo of a Red-backed Shrike taken close to Afsaal Picnic Spot.

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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread post by Crested Val » Sun May 13, 2012 11:46 am

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Male Red-Backed Shrike


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Female Red-Backed Shrike.

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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread post by Roan » Sun May 13, 2012 6:03 pm

The male looks like a proper little bandit with that band across it's eyes.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:50 pm

Please could I have help with these two birds, which I saw 2 days ago near Crooks Corner.
Thanks, and sorry the photos are rubbish!!! :redface:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:41 pm

Hi Val
for the second, I would say a Red-backed Shrike
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:37 pm

anne-marie wrote:Hi Val
for the second, I would say a Red-backed Shrike



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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:09 pm

Please could someone help me with this little fella, who was seen on the H6 a few days ago?

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Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:20 am

Juv red-backed shrike, CV
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Unread post by Crested Val » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:50 am

Johan van Rensburg wrote:Juv red-backed shrike, CV


Thanks Johan. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Shrike: Red-backed

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:40 pm

Kruger, Feb 2014
ImageRed-backed Shrike (female) by dinkybird, on Flickr
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by saraf » Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:00 am

OK, hope this qualifies as an LBJ. And that someone can help.

ImageIMG_5674 by saraf2011, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5667 by saraf2011, on Flickr

I'm hoping it's the same bird. We think it's an immature pale flycatcher?

Spotted around Pafuri picnic site in mid Nov.
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Unread post by hilda » Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:53 am

I'm no expert Saraf, but I would say it is a female Red-backed Shrike. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Ladybirder » Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:48 am

:thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by saraf » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:42 pm

:lol: Thanks Hilda & Ladybirder.
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