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James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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Senior Digital Ranger

Black Collared Barbet?

It looks like a dark capped bulbul

Hello James Black-Collared Barbet

James, could Trumpeter Finch?

James, African Citril Canary?

Black collared Barbets

Black-collared Barbets

Southern Grey Tit

They are Black-collared Barbets. That greyish back with the yellow on the wings, the yellowish grey belly and the back of the head being black are all characteristic. There’s also the hint of red on the side of the head on the bird on the right.

Master Tracker

That is going to be so difficult with ten pups and only two dogs hunting…

Fingers crossed

Black-collared barbets?

Stumped and awaiting the answer!!

Digital Ranger

Which i could have a front view of those birds to be sure of my answer!

Excited to hear about the Wild Dogs moving dens. It can’t have been easy.

I think I have to go with the black collar barbet, mostly because of the yellow/green breast feathers….

Is it the yellow fronted tinker barber?

Black-Collared Barbets

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