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Coucal: Burchell's

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Barcud » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:02 pm

On one of the roads to the South of Balule

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by renard » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:53 pm

Hi everybody. I need some help for the identification of some birds I saw during my honeymoon last July in Kruger Park, near Crocodile Bridge. I'm really new in birdwatching, so I surely did many mistakes in my identifications. So here you are some photos:

1. Burchell's Coucal
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Scipio » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:05 pm

Burchell's Coucal

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by renard » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:09 pm

And the last ones:

9. Burchell's Coucal
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by DuQues » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:13 pm

Yep!

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Feel free to use any of these additional letters to correct the spelling of words found in the above post: a-e-t-n-d-i-o-s-m-l-u-y-h-c

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by renard » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:19 pm

So photos 1. and 9. are the same bird? I wouldn't say! I'm really a newby... :D

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wingman » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:08 pm

Hi Renard
in your pic 1 the burchells coucal is wet that is why the colours appear to be darker than they are but they are the same bird 1 and 9

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Robbie A » Tue May 04, 2010 11:28 pm

Captured close to Shingwedsi last weekend.

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Morkel777 » Wed May 05, 2010 8:06 am

wow naomi your coucals are rather tame! interesting that the cheese is a hit :)
Planning the next trip already...

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by naomi c » Wed May 05, 2010 3:40 pm

Sadly it seems that our brave Coucal did not survive the cold wet weather that we had lately. She was last seen before the long weekend, more than a week ago!! :(

@ Morkel 777 - most of the birds in our garden loves grated cheese, especially the robins and the wagtails.

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed May 05, 2010 8:44 pm

Don't be hasty naomi, they don't call it the rain bird for nothing.
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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by adw » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:02 pm

This photo was taken on the S25 at the beginning of June. He remained still long enough for me to take a couple of clicks.

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:15 pm

Great shot! :clap:

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by norms » Fri Nov 26, 2010 5:08 pm

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Photographed recently near Nsemeni Dam in the late afternoon sun.

A truly beautiful bird.
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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Leeukos » Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:31 pm

Spotted this Coucal near Crocodile Bridge last year September.

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