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Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Lark: Dusky

Unread postby DotDan » Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:27 pm

Boo-Yah!!! Gebliksem ek se!! :twisted:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby granjan » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:57 pm

I took this pic near Letaba in April and thought it was a dusky lark, but a really nice South African chap from Worcester who I was chatting to at Pafuri and who seemed very knowledgeable was sure it's a groundscraper thrush.
Who's right? [I have a nasty feeling it's not going to be me.]

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:14 pm

granjan wrote:I took this pic near Letaba in April and thought it was a dusky lark, but a really nice South African chap from Worcester who I was chatting to at Pafuri and who seemed very knowledgeable was sure it's a groundscraper thrush.
Who's right? [I have a nasty feeling it's not going to be me.]


You are right, granjan... not all nice chaps from Worcester are what they seem to be... :twisted:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby granjan » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:37 pm

Thanks Johan! :thumbs_up:
A lifer for me!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby DotDan » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:39 am

And an excellent photo to boot!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:41 pm

Another one recently spotted in the western section of Mapungubwe.Could this be a Dusky Lark?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:07 am

This one is definitely a Dusky Lark, nicely done! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:13 am

Yes!!! :dance: :dance: :dance: Two lifers for me! (Got another lifer at Mooiplaas - Collared Pratincole!)

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