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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:51 am

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Unread post by arks » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:53 pm

Thanks for confirming, Johan!
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Unread post by arks » Mon Feb 22, 2016 3:19 pm

A few more than I need some ID help for ...

3. A warbler of some sort, but no idea which ... seen on the dam at the bottom of my garden in Darling in late December 2014
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Feb 22, 2016 3:59 pm

Arks, I also have warbler photos from yesterday - when I think of trying to ID them, I just want to shoot myself in the head. Afraid I cannot help you there.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:56 am

African Reed Warbler.

arks wrote:A few more than I need some ID help for ...

3. A warbler of some sort, but no idea which ... seen on the dam at the bottom of my garden in Darling in late December 2014
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:23 pm

I saw this guy in Bloemfontein over the weekend. I considered
Great Reed Warbler
Lesser Swamp Warbler
Little Rush-warbler
Marsh Warbler
But none of these quite match.
So I'm going with African Reed-warbler. Sadly is was quiet as a mouse.

Any thoughts?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:14 am

Nudge nudge, wink wink


Karin Mitton wrote:I saw this guy in Bloemfontein over the weekend. I considered
Great Reed Warbler
Lesser Swamp Warbler
Little Rush-warbler
Marsh Warbler
But none of these quite match.
So I'm going with African Reed-warbler. Sadly is was quiet as a mouse.

Any thoughts?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Bushbuddies » Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:18 pm

This is a difficult fellow - warblers tend to get me scratching my head! :doh:

Size and shape looks more like a Lesser Swamp Warbler, but the lack of the white supercilium/eyebrow has me also thinking it probably is an African Reed-Warbler. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:53 am

Bushbuddies wrote:This is a difficult fellow - warblers tend to get me scratching my head! :doh:

Size and shape looks more like a Lesser Swamp Warbler, but the lack of the white supercilium/eyebrow has me also thinking it probably is an African Reed-Warbler. :thumbs_up:


Agree with African Reed-Warbler.
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