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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 30th January 2013, 09:44
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By Alan Manson
I'm new to this game, but I would say: Orthetrum...

I'm new to this game, but I would say:
Orthetrum caffrum TWO-STRIPED SKIMMER
Nesciothemis farinosa EASTERN BLACKTAIL
Trithemis stictica JAUNTY DROPWING
Ischnura senegalensis AFRICAN BLUETAIL
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 30th January 2013, 09:12
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Alan Manson
Dragons are a new challenge for me, and I have no...

Dragons are a new challenge for me, and I have no experience outside South Africa, but here goes:
1. Tramea limbata FERRUGINOUS GLIDER
2. Palpopleura portia PORTIA WIDOW
3. Trithemis arteriosa...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 14th November 2012, 04:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By Alan Manson
I did get a few poor shots - posted at...

I did get a few poor shots - posted at http://vmus.adu.org.za/vm_view_record.php?vm=BirdPix-1195
Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 12th November 2012, 12:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By Alan Manson
Hi Les, Vic Roberts, my wife and and I once saw...

Hi Les,

Vic Roberts, my wife and and I once saw similar behaviour by a White-necked Raven (one of a group of at least 10) at the Giants Castle Hide (KZN, South Africa). We watched the bird hang...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 29th October 2012, 05:05
Replies: 11
Views: 4,081
Posted By Alan Manson
See also...

See also HBW/IBC:

http://ibc.lynxeds.com/species/rufous-collared-sparrow-zonotrichia-capensis
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Sunday 3rd June 2012, 19:16
Replies: 0
Views: 1,526
Posted By Alan Manson
Verreaux's Eagle, Johannesburg, South Africa

http://www.africam.com/wildlife/black_eagle_webcam

HATCH WATCH ALERT:
Emoyeni (The Verreaux's Eagle) is currently sitting on her 2 eggs which are expected to hatch sometime in the next 7 days.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 24th April 2012, 18:35
Replies: 27
Views: 5,737
Posted By Alan Manson
That's been done already (sort of) - google...

That's been done already (sort of) - google "Pastafarianism"
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Sunday 8th January 2012, 18:11
Replies: 11
Views: 4,149
Posted By Alan Manson
Hi Delia, I download the photos, and open them...

Hi Delia,

I download the photos, and open them in Irfanview and then look in properties (Image - information); or in Windows photo viewer (File - Properties - Details). I remember a thread that...
Forum: South Africa Sunday 8th January 2012, 16:52
Replies: 3,356
Views: 419,118
Posted By Alan Manson
Short-tailed Pipit, Cedara

See this thread (http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=2329749#post2329749) for photos from Saturday's twitch at Cedara, near Pietermaritzburg.

Happy New Year to you all!
Alan
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 8th January 2012, 16:26
Replies: 11,696
Views: 466,554
Posted By Alan Manson
Count me in too!

Count me in too!
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Sunday 8th January 2012, 16:15
Replies: 11
Views: 4,149
Posted By Alan Manson
Date from exif info added to opus captions.

Date from exif info added to opus captions.
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Tuesday 13th December 2011, 17:16
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Alan Manson
Hi Niels, I'm no expert, but this is probably...

Hi Niels,

I'm no expert, but this is probably Lygodactylus capensis capensis
Common Dwarf Gecko (Gekkonidae). It is the most commonly recorded gecko in the Virtual Museum of the Southern African...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Sunday 4th December 2011, 12:45
Replies: 509
Views: 238,732
Posted By Alan Manson
This...

This (http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/394801) Fiscal Flycatcher should be Sigelus silens.
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Saturday 19th November 2011, 12:33
Replies: 509
Views: 238,732
Posted By Alan Manson
Another crazy bird from Adam - Guianan...

Another crazy bird from Adam - Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/392994)Rupicola rupicola
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Saturday 19th November 2011, 12:28
Replies: 509
Views: 238,732
Posted By Alan Manson
White-plumed Antbird ...

White-plumed Antbird (http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/392993)Pithys albifrons
Forum: South Africa Monday 14th November 2011, 05:53
Replies: 33
Views: 4,496
Posted By Alan Manson
#8.2 Agree with Niels on Grey-winged; Red-winged...

#8.2 Agree with Niels on Grey-winged; Red-winged is at De Hoop would be out of range; throat colour is diagnostic and the photo suggests freckled grey.
#8.3 Looks like Long-billed Crombec to me.
Forum: South Africa Monday 14th November 2011, 05:47
Replies: 33
Views: 4,496
Posted By Alan Manson
#7.1 I jave no experience with Agulhas...

#7.1 I jave no experience with Agulhas Long-billed, but looks right when comparing it to Trevor's photos at http://www.hardaker.co.za/alaudidae.htm
#7.2 I will go with Bar-throated Apalis, but a...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Friday 11th November 2011, 16:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,179
Posted By Alan Manson
Two more from the arid west ...

of South Africa: Tractrac Chat (http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Tractrac_Chat) and Red Lark (http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Red_Lark)
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Thursday 10th November 2011, 05:19
Replies: 1
Views: 1,362
Posted By Alan Manson
Cinnamon-breasted Warbler

Photo of this southern African endemic added to the Opus page (http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Cinnamon-breasted_Warbler).
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Thursday 3rd November 2011, 15:16
Replies: 509
Views: 238,732
Posted By Alan Manson
This one ...

This one (http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=391533)could do with a scientific name (Euplectes capensis).
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 1st November 2011, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By Alan Manson
Wow! I love the African Robins - and this one is...

Wow! I love the African Robins - and this one is a real beauty!
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Friday 28th October 2011, 16:03
Replies: 509
Views: 238,732
Posted By Alan Manson
This great shot of a Western Slaty-antshrike...

This great shot of a Western Slaty-antshrike (http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/390999/limit/recent).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st October 2011, 12:03
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By Alan Manson
Hi Valery, My first impression was Ashy...

Hi Valery,

My first impression was Ashy Flycatcher; site of photograph in SA would be a good clue.

Alan
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 22nd September 2011, 12:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By Alan Manson
Range map ...

Range map (http://sabap2.adu.org.za/spp_summary.php?Spp=315)from the Southern African Bird Atlas Project 2. Also SABAP1 atlas text and map...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Wednesday 31st August 2011, 16:32
Replies: 509
Views: 238,732
Posted By Alan Manson
Great :t: Thanks Delia!

Great :t: Thanks Delia!
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