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Unread post by deefstes » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:47 am

Johann wrote:Looks like Rattling Cisticola to me.

Agree. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:38 pm

I 3rd that! :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by arks » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:06 pm

Eish, I didn't even think of looking at the cisticolas! :redface:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by JenB » Wed Mar 25, 2009 9:12 am

Seen in the Berg-en-Dal area a week ago. I can't remember it's call :redface: , just another Rattling Cisticola?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:34 pm

I'm leaning towards the Juv. Rattling Cisticola side of the fence! :D
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Unread post by Mgoddard » Wed May 06, 2009 7:15 pm

Cisticola, but which one?? Or maybe something else?? Taken next to the Letaba river yesterday.

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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Wed May 06, 2009 8:52 pm

Looks like Rattling Cisticola........
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Unread post by Mgoddard » Fri May 15, 2009 1:19 pm

And another one from me...sorry I really try to ID them myself and have done so with a lot, but these brown ones do not want to play along.

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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Fri May 15, 2009 1:39 pm

Looks like Rattling Cisticola.......
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Unread post by Moegaai » Mon May 18, 2009 4:31 pm

Mgoddard wrote:And another one from me...sorry I really try to ID them myself and have done so with a lot, but these brown ones do not want to play along.

:redface:

thanks again for the help..


Where did you see these guys? As for the Cisticola would like to work on it a bit before I possibly agree with RJ (seeing as we seem to "agree to disagree"!)

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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Mon May 18, 2009 11:37 pm

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by jacliz » Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:43 pm

I'm still stuck on my previous two birds. I've found some more pictures of the second one which may make it easier :pray: . I have searched all my books, and the internet and I still don't know what it is :wall: Any help/ideas would be very much appreciated.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Johann » Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:41 pm

Looks like a Rattling Cisticola to me.
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Unread post by wingman » Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:28 pm

Hi Please can you assist me with these 2
this one taken near BergnDal on S19 in August
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this one taken at Croc Bridge also August
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by JoelR » Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:30 pm

Looks like a Rattling Cisticola, but I am never very good in pointing out the characteristics of this bird. They do always sit perched like this in the bushveld, have quite a dull back, a dull rufous crown and a curvy bill. Well, those were a few characteristics I suppose. :roll:


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