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SA Kalahari - ID help please

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Old Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 15:07   #1
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SA Kalahari - ID help please


I'm making the most of COVID lockdown by trying to bring some order to several years worth of safari photos. Most of it brings back good memories, but this bird isn't triggering any memory, and apparently I have no record of it!

It was taken in mid-May at Tswalu in the South African Kalahari.

I'm probably missing something obvious, but in spite of a complete trek through SASOL and Newman, I can't see anything with that sort of beak, and that general shape and colouration.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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Old Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 15:16   #2
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I think (Eastern?) Clapper Lark.

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Thanks - now that you've suggested it, I can compare mine with other shots on the web taken from s similar angle, and it looks a good match.


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I think (Eastern?) Clapper Lark.
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