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Korhaan, White-bellied

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Korhaan, White-bellied

Unread post by wingman » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:04 pm

Hi some help please to confirm this one seen in drakensberg in June near Cathereral Peak

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this second image only these 2 taken

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MattAxel » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:09 pm

Wingman it's a male White-bellied Bustard. Very nice sighting!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by DotDan » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:11 pm

Agreed.

Very special to get photo's of them Wingwam, they are quite uncommon and very shy, so not easy to get photo's of them..

Well done :wink:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wingman » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:21 pm

Thanks for the confirmation, it was a lucky shot I was going mountain biking and left the big camera at home but always carry a panasonic point and shoot in the cubby hole when these birds walked across the road in front of us 2 adults and a youngster.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:32 pm

:dance: wingman, well done :thumbs_up:
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