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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:42 am

Thanks so much Johan :thumbs_up: :gflower:

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Pumbaa » Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:20 pm

Hi here,

I need once again the help of the experts to identify this bird which we saw in Biyamiti camp in February this year.

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Thanks so much in advance for your help once again :gflower:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by DotDan » Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:51 am

Hi Pumbaa

This bird looks like a Spotted Flycatcher.

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:07 am

Agree Spotted Flycatcher.
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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Pumbaa » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:31 pm

Thanks so much DotDan and wildtuinman :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Although the spotted flycatcher I should know by now :redface: :redface:

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Unread post by huntsman » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:18 am

Happy New Year!

Or it would be if I could have ID'd these two on my own...! :lol:

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Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:28 am

Spotted flycatcher.
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Unread post by huntsman » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:32 am

Dang, that was quick..!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Pumbaa » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:20 pm

We saw this cutie on 08.02.14 in Kruger in the Berg en Dal area.

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Can someone help with the id?

First guess would be Spotted flycatcher :hmz:

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Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:43 pm

I would also go with that based on the streaking on the head, pose, and beak.
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Unread post by Albert » Wed May 20, 2015 11:54 am

Thanks JvR!
Now for the next one (second to last one of my April Kruger trip still needing ID).
This flycatcher was photographed next to a small stream en route from Phalaborwa to Mooiplaas.
We had, a few minutes earlier, seen a Grey Tit-flycatcher (tail fanning was unmistakable) which we did not photograph. When I saw this bird I originally thought it might be another one, but as I recall there was no tail fanning, nor do I really see white outer tail feathers in the photograph. I also don't see a white crescent above the eye, so I don't think this is an Ashy Flycatcher. There does appear to be streaking on the crown, so maybe this is most likely a Spotted Flycatcher?

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by DotDan » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:52 am

Albert, your flycatcher is a Spotted Flycatcher. The streaked crown is a good indicator.

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Unread post by Albert » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:22 am

DotDan wrote:Albert, your flycatcher is a Spotted Flycatcher. The streaked crown is a good indicator.


Thanks DD. Thought so, and will now file as such!
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