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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 post by roaneric » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:20 pm

wildtuinman wrote:The raptor has feathered tarsi which rules out anything else but eagles and you were correct with Tawny Eagle. It is an adult with those light-coloured eyes.

You are spot on with all your other id's.


Just some further notes: White-throated Swallow looks much neater than Barn Swallow. It is a female Red-backed Shrike and Greater Striped Swallow is very scarce for Kruger.


Hi wildtuinman

Thanks a lot. So if Im correct my 1st bird is a barn swallow, 2nd one a Tawny, 3rd one a red backed strike, 4th one also a barn swallow and the last one a lesser stripe? Or is it a greater striped?

I spotted them all in kruger in January so all new birds to me (except for the tawny)
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:23 pm

roaneric wrote:So if Im correct my 1st bird is a barn swallow, 2nd one a Tawny, 3rd one a red backed strike, 4th one also a barn swallow and the last one a lesser stripe?


:thumbs_up:

roaneric wrote:Or is it a greater striped?


No, it is a Lesser. :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by roaneric » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:27 pm

Thanks so much for your help :k :gflower: I will be back with more pictures tomorrow :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:
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