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Coucal: Burchell's

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by gatita » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:50 pm

we saw this coucal on march 8th on the H3 close to Malelane. Is this a juvenile burchell's?

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Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:47 am

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by whipper » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:49 pm

Hello

Please help me identify these birds taken recently in the park

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:20 pm

I'll make a guess:

2. Burchell's coucal

(also you really should be specific about which park when you ask for ID, as for many formumites, 'the park' is KTP :wink: )
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by whipper » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:31 pm

OK didn't know about KTP being the park. :-) These were taken in KNP around croc bridge area on the way to Hippo pools.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:15 am

Burchell's Coucal
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Unread post by Ladybirder » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:26 am

:thumbs_up: Anne-marie

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:38 pm

I agree with arks about 'the ' park, but with the others about the IDs.

The coucal, looks like it could be a Senegal.....
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Unread post by whipper » Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:35 pm

@Bush Baptist

These shots were taken near the croc bridge area.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:56 pm

whipper wrote:These shots were taken near the croc bridge area.


Go with Burchell's unless there is compelling evidence otherwise, as Senegal are found north of Kruger & sometimes stray in.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by sarafl » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:09 am

Hi everyone. Just returned from Kruger and clueless about some of my bird sightings as usual. Any help identifying these would be appreciated. All pictures were taken in February.


1. Near Lower Sabie- I was thinking maybe a Cuckoo or Burchell's Coucal?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:50 am

will try too

1. Burchell's Coucal

but here too... wait for specialist :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:45 am

1. Burchell's Coucal

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Re: Coucal: Burchell's

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:35 pm

Not often got the chance to photograph one in flight, but got this one with sunlight through the wings... :dance: :dance:

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