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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Wed May 02, 2012 8:28 am

:D thank you very much... :k
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:28 pm

Also in Augrabies.

These were of the same bird. Very far off in the veld. It's a wonder you can even make out details on it at all.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by DotDan » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:12 am

GP, this one looks like a Lark-like Bunting.

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Unread post by adrianp » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:36 am

:thumbs_up: DD

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by arks » Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:10 am

Here are several birds that have me :wall: -- all seen at WCNP on 5 December 2012.

3. are these perhaps larklike buntings?
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4. and these?
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5. and also this one?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:58 am

The third you have the right ID already.
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Unread post by adrianp » Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:04 am

I agree with Johan.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by arks » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:46 pm

Many thanks Johan and Adrian :thumbs_up: I'd only seen larklike buntings once before, in KTP, so was a bit surprised with discovering these as I work my way thru my photos. I saw (and photographed) lots and lots of them that day! :roll:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by KobusF » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:47 am

Hi friends....... Found the at Klerksdorp. March 2013 Some help please.

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Unread post by Cois Cois » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:29 pm

3 - Lark like bunting
nice photos! :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by KobusF » Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:08 pm

Thanks Cois :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by jaffles » Thu May 01, 2014 1:16 pm

Hello all,

hope you can help me to identify this one. Seen in Kgalagadi NP this february.


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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu May 01, 2014 6:26 pm

Jaffels, I hope you have a SA bird guide and assuming such, have a look at the section on buntings... If not, I'll help out with a more specific ID...
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by jaffles » Thu May 01, 2014 7:13 pm

Hello Johann,

yes I have the sasol. But for me is it very difficult to distingush. Some look so similar.
Could it be the Lark-like Bunting?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Fri May 02, 2014 6:39 pm

On the money!

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