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Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Barcud » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:51 pm

Hi Wingman,

Looks like a Juvenile Stonechat. I'm unfamiliar with your other Juvenile chat's in that area, but it's somewhere for you to start looking from.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by wingman » Tue Feb 16, 2010 7:37 pm

Thank you Barcud I was of a similar opinion as there where a number of stonechats in the area in various stages of growth.

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by jnaflwr » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:21 am

From Madike/South Africa
Spotted?
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by TrevorC » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:05 am

Hi all

This one could be a female African Stonechat, but being a relative beginner birder, this is a long shot!!
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Barcud » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:20 pm

Hi All,

Agree with African Stonechat.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Ludwig » Wed May 12, 2010 3:01 pm

Hello birders,

working on my most recent pictures from Krugerpark I have to recognise:
The more I try the less I can!

I am still not able to identify some birds. Are you willing to help me?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Josh of the Bushveld » Wed May 12, 2010 3:47 pm

Ludwig:

#25: African Stonechat
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:37 am

I'm mystified by this bird. I've been through my SASOL repeatedly and have no idea what I'm looking at. We saw it in a unmentionable place near Meyerton in Gauteng at the picnic spot - that should be enough of a clue. :wink: The only bird that look similar but not quite the same to me, is the Barred Wren Warbler but my birdie has too much white on the throat?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sat Jan 15, 2011 10:55 am

You want the answer, or do you want to think "juvenile" for a bit?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:01 am

Aha! :D

Juvenile Marico Flycatcher?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:19 am

Oooooo... that would be a bit out of range... But you are kinda on the right track... albeit 35-odd pages off from finding the correct ID :twisted:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:22 am

:rtm:

Let me grab the Roberts too.....
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by DuQues » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:23 am

All 4 kilos of the Roberts VII just hit her desk.... :lol:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:41 am

Last try and if this is correct I'm kicking myself. :evil:

Please tell me it's not a Juvenile White-browed Scrub-robin.....
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:53 am

Heheheee... don't have to worry about that kick, nope, still not it.

I'm going out atlassing with a friend... prior commitment. If nobody got it by the time I get bacdk ('bout 3 hours) I'll help some more... Cheers for a bit
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