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Lapwing (Plover): Blacksmith

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

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:04 pm

:hmz: Looks like a sub adult blacksmith lapwing to me, but I am not sure. The toes are not long enough Heksie.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MattAxel » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:55 am

I Heksie, I would say that this us one of the hybrid White-crowned x Blacksmith Lapwings that have been hanging around in the Skukuza area.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:33 pm

I agree with Matt
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Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:53 pm

interesting :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:43 pm

I'm not 100% sure about this one. I'm guessing that it's a juvenile, but not sure which, possibly blacksmith plover? Seen in KNP in early November 2014.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:51 am

arks wrote: I'm guessing that it's a juvenile, possibly blacksmith plover?


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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:32 pm

Thanks for confirming, Johan :gflower:
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