Chris (and Col and Chris)
I agree - the first 4 pics are a Gibber Chat. The last 2 are a Brown Songlark.
> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 11:37:14 +1000
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Idetification assistance
> Hi Col and Chris,
> The first bird looks like a Gibber Chat to me. The colouration of the bird,
> plus the stance looks right, where Orange Chat would be less yellow and the
> colour would be in different places. I'm happy to be overruled though as
> I've not seen Gibber Chat before.
> Your second bird is a male Brown Songlark going into breeding plumage.
> Chris Sanderson
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Col and Chris <
> > wrote:
> > On our recent Strezelecki track trip we had several birds which we would
> > like a more expert identification. Any assistance would be most appreciated.
> > Photos can be viewed at
> > http://picasaweb.google.com.au/lh/sredir?uname=ChrisinAus60&target=ALBUM&id=5520452462376688833&authkey=Gv1sRgCIbk_bi--b-SBA&invite=CJjO3MUD&feat=email
> > The first 4 pictures are of the same bird which moved along the ground as
> > we photographed it.
> > I am not sure if it is an orange chat or a gibber bird.
> > The last two photos are also a bit of a mystery to me.
> > Both birds were seen between Mt Lyndhurst and Montecollina Bore.
> > Thanks in advance for any help
> > Col and Chris Fitzell
> > Brisbane
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