New Bird ID Set

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? We are now starting the new set of birds to be identified.  These are all near-passerines i.e. birds that perch and apparently do other things as well.  (Wikipedia defines them as, “Near passerines” and “higher land-bird assemblage” are terms of traditional, pre-cladistic taxonomy that have often been given to tree-dwelling birds or those most often believed to be… Continue reading New Bird ID Set

Bird ID quiz – Results of the First 10

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? Mike has reported as follows on the bird ID Quiz.  Well done to those who got more than 50% !  It was a very enigmatic selection!! John Bowman – 8 Lee Burman – 7 Sue Francks, Gavin Turner -6 Ronnie Hazell, Peter Dagg, Margie Ogston – 5 Barbara Palmer, Johan Groenewald, Frank Hallett – 4 Hugh Frangs –… Continue reading Bird ID quiz – Results of the First 10