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Identification Help - General Birds

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

Unread postby hilda » Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:13 pm

For sure Karin Mitton! Now we know what to do! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby salamanda » Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:21 pm

Karin Mitton wrote:The singing seems to have helped! We should try that again in future!



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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:55 am

I know that the bird on the right is a threebanded plover but I'm curious about the one on the left. Is it a threebanded juvenile or something else? :hmz:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Fri Feb 12, 2016 7:22 am

I think it could be an immature Three-banded Plover

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:42 am

I agree with Karin, also think it is a juvenile Three-banded Plover. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby arks » Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:33 pm

thanks Karin and BB :gflower:
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