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Is this a Grassbird ? Please confirm.

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Is this a Grassbird ? Please confirm.

Unread post by HanlieLr » Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:31 pm

Please confirm if this is a Grassbird or not. Photo taken in the West Coast National Park on 1 September 2013. The bird was eating insects.

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Re: Is this a Grassbird ? Please confirm.

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:26 pm

HanlieLr, firstly you got some great images of this bird. :clap:

I consulted 3 Bird books and it seems that you are correct - Cape Grassbird and they eat insects and spiders. :thumbs_up:

The WCNP area is a gem of a place with lots of interesting birdies around. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Is this a Grassbird ? Please confirm.

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:14 pm

Wonder why they were named Grass Birds then if they eat insects and spiders ... :doh:
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Re: Is this a Grassbird ? Please confirm.

Unread post by Carol g » Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:32 pm

DinkyBird wrote:Wonder why they were named Grass Birds then if they eat insects and spiders ... :doh:


:lol: :lol: :lol: yes with a name like that, they must eat grass
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Re: Is this a Grassbird ? Please confirm.

Unread post by HanlieLr » Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:00 am

Kaapsedraai

Thank you for helping with the confirmation.

Much appreciated.

Hanlie


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