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Boa Vista island : Cape Verde : LBJ #1

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Old Wednesday 30th May 2012, 17:01   #1
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Boa Vista island : Cape Verde : LBJ #1

I have no idea at all what this might be... Grateful for your help...

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w.../CV_LBJ2_1.jpg

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w.../CV_LBJ2_2.jpg

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w.../CV_LBJ2_3.jpg

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w.../CV_LBJ2_4.jpg

Many thanks in advance...
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Old Wednesday 30th May 2012, 17:11   #2
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Hi, LKB28,
Looks like a lark. I think it's a bar-tailed desert lark but maybe a female black-crowned sparrow lark ?
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Old Wednesday 30th May 2012, 17:14   #3
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Female Black-Crowned SL.
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female Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark. Bill much too strong for BT Lark and too rufous.
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That's a hell of a bill for a Bar-tailed. This bird looks much better for the female sparrow-lark.

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Hi all; Many thanks...

Female Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark makes sense now... Mostly seen in the company of Males...

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