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Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:50 am

will try too

4. Lesser-striped Swallow... like you I think is a Lesser

but here too... wait for specialist :wink:
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Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:45 am

4. Lesser-striped Swallow

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:37 pm

Posing with mud.....

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Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:07 pm

Seen in Addo last month. Help please!!!!

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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:23 am

Crested Val wrote:Seen in Addo last month. Help please!!!!

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Without seeing the front, it is a difficult one - it is definitely a swallow :twisted: with what looks like a very muddy beak
it is either a Lesser striped swallow or a greater striped swallow

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Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:10 pm

Thanks Karin. :dance:
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Unread post by wingman » Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:11 pm

Hi Crested Val
the greater stripped has a pale rump compared to the crown your bird looks to be the same as the head so I would go with lesser stripped swallow

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Unread post by roaneric » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:34 pm

Hi Everyone

I'm a newbie in birding and decided to make my first bird list. I went through all the bird pics I took the last 10 years and my list coming on nicely. I just have trouble ID some of the birds (either the pics are not that good or I can't seem to ID them correctly) so I need help please. Here is my LBJ pics I have trouble with

I changed the lightning and zoomed in so you can see better on some of the photos

Bird 4 Is this the greater striped swallow or lesser striped swallow? (July, Krugerpark )
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Unread post by barryels » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:22 am

Hi roaneric,

Here are my ID's of your birdies:

4. Lesser Striped Swallow
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Unread post by roaneric » Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:09 am

Fantastic. :clap:

Thanks so much for your time. That's another 11 new birds I can add to my list. That makes my total 156 :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by roaneric » Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:19 pm

Hi Everyone

Just returned from a week trip to Kruger. I made it my mission to photograph every bird I see, but still need some help with identify some of them. I did my best to get them on photos, but sorry for some bad quality. These birds were all spotted around Lower Sabie area the second week of january.

Here is my first few birds.


Lesser striped swallow???
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Unread post by Albert » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:31 pm

Hey Roaneric, maybe rather than giving the answers directly, a few thoughts on the birds?

The second is indeed a Lesser Striped Swallow
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Unread post by roaneric » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:53 pm

Thanks Albert :k
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Unread post by roaneric » Wed Jan 18, 2017 11:36 am

Hi there,

Here is some more birds I have trouble identifying.

lesser striped swallow???
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