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Old Wednesday 17th June 2009, 14:25   #1
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Smile help for ID, bird from Cameroon !

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do you have any idea of the ID of the bird you can display by clicking the link : http://www.flickr.com/photos/songsoverruins/3157951302/

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IMHO it's a Pale-fronted Negro-finch / Nigrita (Nigrita luteifrons). I saw it there as well!
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IMHO it's a Pale-fronted Negro-finch / Nigrita (Nigrita luteifrons). I saw it there as well!
Yes, I saw it in Limbe too.
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dear Rockfowl

what is your advice for the best books for Cameroon?
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what is your advice for the best books for Cameroon?
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For Birds, there is really only one, though the paperback version is obviously more use in the field - http://www.lynxeds.com/product/birds-western-africa
but is a cut down version. For distribution within Cameroon, Michel Louette produced a very useful annotated checklist which you may still be able to get hold of, though it is taxonomically outdated.
The African Bird Club is a good source of information - http://www.africanbirdclub.org/

If you have any queries on Cameroon feel free to send a PM.

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