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Identification Help - General Birds

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Karin Mitton
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:27 am

The black malar stripe makes me think it is a Cardinal woodpecker.
The brown and red crown also looks more like cardinal.
Hopefully an expert will be able to confirm, and if I am wrong - apologies!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Reza » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:34 am

Thank you Karin :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by hilda » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:46 pm

I agree with Karin, Cardinal Woodpecker, but rather wait for an ID from one of the experts Reza! :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:52 pm

Looks more like rufous naped to me!
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Unread post by Ladybirder » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:10 pm

I agree Karin :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Reza » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:03 am

Morning All

One more I need some help with please :redface:

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Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:41 am

Male malachite sunbird that is shedding his breeding kit Reza.
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Unread post by Reza » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:13 am

Thank you Bush Baptist :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by bilco2014 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:44 pm

Hi was at Letaba in November 2016, can't idently this fella. About the size of a thrush

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Unread post by Bush Baptist » Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:58 pm

Hi bilco2014.

He is a female violet backed starling......
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Unread post by bilco2014 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:11 pm

Thank you Bush Baptist for the id off female Violet-backed starling
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Unread post by hilda » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:48 am

This is an African Barred Owlet bilco2014. :thumbs_up:
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