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#1 mouser

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:06 AM

Took a trip to Tanzania in late October, 2010. Took a lot of bird pictures, but my "Birds of East Africa" guidebook fell short in definitive identifications.


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7) ???


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8) Gah, hideous! But pretty colors...


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9) Yellow ???


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10) Blue ???


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11) Raptor ???

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:21 AM

Number 8 is a helmeted Guineafowl. I'll work on the others...

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

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Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:22 AM

11 looks like an Augur Buzzard (but I have zero experience with african birds...)

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

Life List (World): 1100 species
ABA area: 635
Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:24 AM

10 is a European Roller.

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

Life List (World): 1100 species
ABA area: 635
Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:26 AM

9 looks like a Western Yellow Wagtail.

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

Life List (World): 1100 species
ABA area: 635
Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:27 AM

#9 looks like a Yellow Wagtail, or at least something in that family.
Agree that #11 looks good for Augur Buzzard.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:27 AM

and I've no idea what 7 is....

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

Life List (World): 1100 species
ABA area: 635
Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:28 AM

I think 7 might be a Rufous-tailed Weaver.

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

Life List (World): 1100 species
ABA area: 635
Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:30 AM

8. helmuted guinea fowl
11. looks like an augur buzzard

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:33 AM

For what it's worth, this site has a list of bird of the area, with the percentages of lists that have recorded each species, it might be helpful if you are trying to decide between a few species and want to know which is more likely:

http://www.eremaea.c...t=1&MonthEnd=12

There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....

Life List (World): 1100 species
ABA area: 635
Latest ABA lifers: Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
California: 352

Riverside County, CA: 267
2014 ABA: 432

2014 World: 691


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:02 AM

For what it's worth, this site has a list of bird of the area, with the percentages of lists that have recorded each species, it might be helpful if you are trying to decide between a few species and want to know which is more likely:

http://www.eremaea.c...t=1&MonthEnd=12


Thanks for the link, that's useful. And thanks for all the IDs!

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Life lists:

World:  467 species.

USA: 415

NM: 265

Los Alamos Co.: 154

 

Most recent life list additions:  Wood Stork, Semipalmated Plover, Boat-tailed Grackle, Calliope Hummingbird, Red-headed Woodpecker, Swainson's Thrush, Mississippi Kite, Least Tern, Black Tern, Common Nighthawk

 





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