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± 12 cm bird - mostly browns
Arid semi-dessert area in the Tankwa National Park.
Thanks Fanie, Adam and Johan for the ID suggestions!
This is Large-billed Lark without a doubt
Thick bill with a yellow base to the lower mandible is a characteristic of the large-billed lark.
http://www.biodiversityexplorer.org/bird...Is an other option...
Ek mogge troffe ook maar, nie dat ek die wêreld se kenner is nie!
That is a valid point Johan. I think you are right with Grey-backed Cisticola. Vreeslik dankie!
In the Robert's Bird Guide I use, there is a distribution chart/map showing where the birds are distributed. The Rufous-naped Lark is only shown in the eastern half of South Africa.
I am thoroughly confused... so close! http://www.flickr.com/photos/21968724@N0...
I'm for Grey-backed Cisticola (Cisticola subruficapilla) Grysrugtinktinkie
Thanks Mona, could be the one - http://www.warwicktarboton.co.za/birdpgs...
Eastern Clapper Lark (Mirafra fasciolata) ?
Perhaps the Fawn-coloured Lark - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendulaud...
Spotted on May 9, 2013 Submitted on May 19, 2013
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