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Near Port Alfred South Africa (1 Viewer)

Steve.Jonesy

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On the coast but in countryside
near Port Alfred South Africa in Jan 2020
I know it’s a big ask but thought somebody may recognise by shape or vague colours
Thanks again
 

PW23

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Hi Steve. The brown wing on the blue body would make me think European Roller. I think the head and bill shape in picture 2 is a factor of strong backlighting and a head tilt.
 

PW23

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Roller has a dark eye stripe so I thought it may be a head angle issue, but I see your point and tchagra looks like a better fit (but not without issues as you acknowledge).
 
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Colombia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Colombia

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