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Identification Help - LBJs

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:02 am

Thank you for the confirmation Wildtuinman. :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:53 pm

This little guy was photographed in the Pilansberg reserve - looking at which Cisticolas are found out there, the lack of markings, I think it is either a Neddicky or a Lazy Cisticola. Please help with confirmation?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:48 am

My "gut-feel" is a Neddicky, but these two are so difficult to tell apart... :slap:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Albert » Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:25 pm

I agree with Neddicky (also my first response when I saw the pics). Maybe the Lazy C has a longer tail, more typically held upright?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:21 pm

Albert wrote:I agree with Neddicky (also my first response when I saw the pics). Maybe the Lazy C has a longer tail, more typically held upright?


Bushbuddies wrote:My "gut-feel" is a Neddicky, but these two are so difficult to tell apart... :slap:



Thank you, I'm also leaning towards the Neddicky

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:45 am

Could this possibly be a forest canary? Seen in my garden in Darling in mid-December 2015.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:01 pm

Arks - I would lean more towards a juvenile Cape Canary... :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby arks » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:14 pm

Thanks BB :gflower: (I've made that mistake before :redface: )
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