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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by cstafleu » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:17 pm

Thank you for the reply's!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:09 pm

Is this a Sabota Lark please?

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Unread post by granjan » Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:23 pm

Certain it is, Val but the experts will no doubt confirm.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Ladybirder » Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:08 pm

Yes, Sabota ,the dark malar stripes are a definite ID.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Crested Val » Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:48 am

Thanks granjan and ladybirder. :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Manovo-Gounda » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:15 pm

Hi there,

Could anybody help me with this little brown job? Seen in March 2011 in central KNP.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by adrianp » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:44 pm

Me thinks it's a Sabota Lark.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by pantera leo » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:31 pm

adrianp wrote:Me thinks it's a Sabota Lark.


Agree :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Manovo-Gounda » Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:28 pm

Many thanks adrianp and panthera leo for your input! Cheers
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:38 pm

Hi,
could you help me another time :D

saw in Kgalagadi, 27.1.2012
is it a Sabota Lark ?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Maxwell » Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:14 pm

Correct. Plumage colour is deceptive and variable but the supercileum 'cap' does it for me.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:29 pm

thanks... is a first for me :D
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Tilandi » Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:02 am

Need some help with this Lark. Seen in North West.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by pantera leo » Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:19 am

Sabota Lark Tilandi! :thumbs_up:


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