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South Africa - The Cape Some ID help needed (1 Viewer)

Tomwbhx

I need to retire! ....oh I have!
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We have recently returned from SA and going through my snaps I'm having a few issues tying up the photos with the field guide, so any help would be appreciated, the first was at Chapman's Peak just south of Cape Town.
The second at Storms River near Knysna (if anyone gets this I'll be astounded!)
The third was at Amakhala Reserve near Port Elizabeth

Cheers
Tom
 

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Larry Sweetland

Formerly 'Larry Wheatland'
I think 1 and 3 are Neddicky
2...blimey... any other pics at all? Totally wild guess would be Bar-throated Apalis, though maybe you'd see white in the tail in that shot if it was one.
 

Tomwbhx

I need to retire! ....oh I have!
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I think 1 and 3 are Neddicky
2...blimey... any other pics at all? Totally wild guess would be Bar-throated Apalis, though maybe you'd see white in the tail in that shot if it was one.

Cheers Larry,
I was thinking Neddicky at least for No3 but wasn't sure. Sadly no other shots of No2, it was one of those when walking through woodland you come across something have a look, get a quick shot as it flies away. We didn't have the field guide with us at the time and then you can't remember the details well enough a few hours later.

Tom
 

Andy Hurley

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I think 1 and 3 are Neddicky
2...blimey... any other pics at all? Totally wild guess would be Bar-throated Apalis, though maybe you'd see white in the tail in that shot if it was one.

I agree with Larry, including the blimey. Sometimes you don't get a second shot. Oh, well maybe a local can id it.
 

Tib78

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# 2 is probably an African dusky flycatcher (Bar-throated apâlis can be ruled out by the legs colour).
 

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