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Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:57 pm

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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:49 pm

Snapped this one at Tsendze Rustic Camp in KNP.
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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:56 am

Some lovely pictures here! :clap:

We recently saw a group of about 7 flying from tree to tree just North of Croc Bridge. Manage to geta shot of one (not as good as many on this thread though... :redface: ). Our first ID'ed sighting of these lovely birds!

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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

Unread post by Johann » Wed Feb 09, 2011 2:32 pm

Pafuri, January 2011

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:19 pm

Please could some kind person help me with ID ing the following birds - All taken in KNP last week.
Sorry they're not very good pics, I'm a novice to both photography and birding, but keen and learning!!!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Niall » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:31 pm

Hi vgs, I'd say:

- Southern White crowned Shrike

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:55 pm

Thanks Niall :thumbs_up:

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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:24 am

(photo taken by Laine)

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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:08 pm

There is currently good numbers of these birds to be found right throughout Kruger. Definitely one of the top 10 most common bird species at the moment.
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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

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Re: Helmet-Shrike: White-Crested (White)

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:51 am

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by sarafl » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:00 am

Hello. I am having trouble identifying some of the birds I saw in May/June in Kruger. Any assistance in identification is greatly appreciated! Thank you!

4. A Shrike of some sort maybe?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by hilda » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:48 am

Hi Sarafl,

I'm going to try my hand at this, but please, I'm a novice as far as bird IDs are concerned. I would, however, like to see whether I am right or wrong when an expert ID these for you. Here goes:

4. White-crested Helmet Shrike.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Ladybirder » Fri Jun 14, 2013 8:29 am

Sarafl and Hilda :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by sarafl » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:40 pm

Hilda and Ladybirder thank you very much!


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