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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by KobusF » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:03 am

Hi friends.......Saw this LBJ at dam near Ogies May 2012. Any help?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:38 am

This one I am not sure, do you have more photos of another angle of the bird. I lean towards Levaillant's Cisticola at the moment.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by KobusF » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:41 am

Unfortunate no that is the only one sorry.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Cois Cois » Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:09 am

Levailants Cisticola

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by lemonbalm » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:57 pm

Hi all,

After reading through this thread, I've realised I have photographed most of my birds from the wrong side :redface: :doh:

I hope you can still help me with this one - are they Levaillant's Cisticolas? - This was taken from Rondevlei bird hide towards the end of May this year.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by adrianp » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:22 pm

lemonbalm wrote:Hi all,

After reading through this thread, I've realised I have photographed most of my birds from the wrong side :redface: :doh:

I hope you can still help me with this one - are they Levaillant's Cisticolas? - This was taken from Rondevlei bird hide towards the end of May this year.

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Unread post by lemonbalm » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:37 pm

Thanks Adrianp :gflower:
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Unread post by rarheeder » Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:29 pm

Hi all, I have trouble to ID a few birds. The pictures were taken at Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve. May I please post it here for help.

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Unread post by huntsman » Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:47 pm

You betcha... :lol:
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Unread post by rarheeder » Sun Dec 15, 2013 4:40 pm

We saw these birds during a visit to Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve in Pretoria. For others these must be common birds but we struggle to ID them. Sorry, not the best pics :cam: .

Could you please help.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:17 pm

Hi rarheeder and Welcome! (I see that you've joined long ago but have rarely posted :wink: )

I have no clue on #2 :?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by huntsman » Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:55 pm

#2 is Levaillant's Cisticola, I believe...
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by hilda » Thu Jan 14, 2016 3:04 pm

Sorry about the poor quality of these pictures, but the little bird was not very close against a cloudy sky. Could anybody please try and ID this bird? I think it is a Cisticola, maybe Levaillaint's? Seen at Rietvlei, Pretoria on 12 January 2016.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:20 pm

Cisticolas drive me insane! The only one I am remotely comfortable IDing is the Levailant's - and this one looks like one. But I hope one of the LBJ experts can confirm!

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Unread post by hilda » Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:32 am

Thank you Karin Mitton! Let's see if anyone else agrees. :thumbs_up:
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