Jump to content

GAME: name that bird!


Recommended Posts

One rule: if you got it right, you're next to post an image of a bird (if it's not your own, get one off the net, but please obtain the copyright holder's permission beforehand, and put a copyright-tag!)




I'll start.


What species is this?



Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 3.8k
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • Galana


  • inyathi


  • Soukous


  • janzin


Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

I've always viewed the thread "Where was the picture taken" as an extension of this thread "Name the bird", except that the former had to have a picture of wildlife, not necessary a bird. I think both

Woo Hoo! You got it. @mvecht It is a female Jungle Bush Quail. Shot (with a camera ) in Ranthambhore n November 2019     and here is the male    

~ Dear Friends @Soukousand @Galana:   Thank you so much for your kind comments above. I'm grateful for your interest in the East Asian students who have enjoyed playing this game.  

Posted Images

Toppy or bulbul


Blackeyed Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)

Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest John Milbank

No idea (my field guides for African birds are limited) :D


But I am most relieved that Jochen added "copyright holder's permission" to "copyright tag" as a condition of lifting any pics from the 'net. Far too many people on the 'net think that they can use any images from the 'net as long as they acknowledge copyright. Wrong. Permission is absolutely necessary as well.


I get very angry about the disrespect which is shown for copyright. My wife and I have successfully sued a company for using one of her pics from the internet without permission, and I have had my images removed from a website which failed to get my permission to use them. Beware! It might cost you.

Link to post
Share on other sites

juvenile Marshall?

Link to post
Share on other sites

Correct Nyama


Long-crested eagle




Now its your turn.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow, this topic kicked off fast.


FWIW; you were right, Dikdik: my pic was a common bulbul.



Nyama, this one's so easy I'm gonna let a rookie have a go.


(Mr. Lanting? Care to answer? *)







(* juuust kidding)

Link to post
Share on other sites

Cmon Nyama,


You can do better than that. Let’s leave it to someone else.


Should we call it a LBR?



Link to post
Share on other sites

OK I'll state the obvious - its a Lilac breasted Roller - one of the few birds I'm able to recognise.


OK, so whats this one ? I'm being kind and not going for an LBJ. :D



Link to post
Share on other sites

Looks like a Black-headed Weaver to me (aka Village Weaver) - male.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Looks like a Black-headed Weaver to me (aka Village Weaver) - male.


Close but not quite right. Its a weaver but not the black headed.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Vitelline Masked Weaver?


Afraid not. Try again :D


Looks like my pic wasnt as easy as I thought it would be.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Create New...

Important Information

Safaritalk uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By using Safaritalk you agree to our use of cookies. If you wish to refuse the setting of cookies you can change settings on your browser to clear and block cookies. However, by doing so, Safaritalk may not work properly and you may not be able to access all areas. If you are happy to accept cookies and haven't adjusted browser settings to refuse cookies, Safaritalk will issue cookies when you log on to our site. Please also take a moment to read the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy: Terms of Use l Privacy Policy