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Lark, Large-billed

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Neil Crawford
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Lark, Large-billed

Unread post by Neil Crawford » Tue Dec 30, 2008 1:25 am

And while I'm pestering you, how about this one?
Same stony grassland with antheaps near East-Somerset in February.
The closest I can find in Sasol is the striped pipit, but it's a bit out of that area, any ideas?
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Thanks for all your help so far.
/Neil

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Neil Crawford » Tue Dec 30, 2008 1:47 am

I just had an idea, how about a Large-billed(southern thickbilled) lark instead of a pipit? It has a yellow base to the bill.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Imberbe » Tue Dec 30, 2008 6:41 pm

Neil Crawford wrote:I just had an idea, how about a Large-billed(southern thickbilled) lark instead of a pipit? It has a yellow base to the bill.
/Neil


I concur on that.
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