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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:35 pm

Richprins wrote:Does that indigo thing have a proper name?
Vidua funerea.

Hope this helps you R.P..
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Richprins » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:14 pm

No...but will help me find it in my old book! X#X
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:19 pm

How about these:

Gewone Blouvinkie

or alternate name:

Black Widowfinch.
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Richprins » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:26 pm

Aha! Verreaux's Widowfinch! lol

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:05 pm

Don't be silly, RP! You'll have to learn the new names, the old ones are not going to return. You cannot live in the past \O
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Richprins » Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:09 pm

Never! (0!) 0= @#$
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by H. erectus » Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:18 pm

Richprins wrote:Aha! Verreaux's Widowfinch!
What a dark and morbid outlook in life!! Some folks would
have a last wish for white doves to be set free, you seem
to prefer hordes of little black finches,...
Heh,.. H.e

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by nan » Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:51 pm

Image snow and Sparrow

Image Common Chaffinch

Image Eurasian Magpie

Image European Nuthatch... still in move 0*\
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:41 pm

You have had snow all right, Nan :shock:

Cute birdies \O
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:25 pm

Lovely photos nan and lovely snow.
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