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Birds beside Chobe River

Observed: 10th June 2012 By: TeessiderTeessider’s reputation in BirdsTeessider’s reputation in BirdsTeessider’s reputation in BirdsTeessider’s reputation in Birds
Birds beside Chobe River
Birds beside Chobe River
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Water Dikkop (Burhinus vermiculatus subsp. vermiculatus) interacts


j.tweedie's picture


According to my Collins Bird Guide, these birds are "rare away from few breeding areas in S and E England" - so this looks like an unusual sighting for where you are.

chrisbrooks's picture


Is the Chobe River in this country ?

j.tweedie's picture

I looked it up on Google and

I looked it up on Google and came across some African locations, but clicking on the location link above shows a site in northern England.

Teessider's picture

Chobe River where the

Chobe River where the photograph was taken forms the border between Botswana & Namibia. The link should show this now, not sure how I managed to get it to show Teesside.

j.tweedie's picture

Thanks for the clarification

Thanks for the clarification Teesider. It still looks like a Stone-Curlew or a near relative, but I'm not familiar with the birds of that area, so hopefully someone else can clarify what they are.

Tony Rebelo's picture

Duplicate observation flagged

Duplicate observation flagged for deletion: http://www.ispotnature.org/node/482351

The duplicate was posted on the ZA site (this one on the UK site) - and got 5 agreements:
Charles Stirton
Tony Rebelo
Brian KD2

No comments.

This one has more comments - but these relate to it being on the UK site at the time the two sites were separate.

Now that the sites are joined this is a duplicate.