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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:02 pm

Thanks for the comments.. :thumbs_up:

Great sightings Goronta :clap: :clap:
Yip...Roller doesn't look very happy :doh:

love the 3 Kori Bustard(s)... :clap: :clap:

Time for a nap in the heat...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:36 pm

I like owls
Nice shot and pose ,seems looking for "fresh air"
Jan :clap: :clap:

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A familiar chat :whistle:

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Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:19 pm

A chat getting a bit too familiar. :twisted:
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:10 pm

Thank you for the comment Goronta :thumbs_up:

Well spotted and great sightings Goronta :clap: :clap:

Doves does not always get the credit they deserve specially when they come to drink hundreds at a time ..and they made great photos....

Few poses at the waterhole...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:45 am

They are beautiful Jan! Great shots! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Ladybirder » Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:55 am

Jan you are an artist!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :cam:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:07 pm

Do agree :thumbs_up:
Great shots,beautiful doves so well captured :clap: :clap: :clap:
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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:32 pm

Remember me ? I was at the bar in Grootkolk in august 2011 (when the Birds' bar was still opened ! )

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:47 pm

"I was also at the bar in Grootkolk with the other birdies"

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:56 pm

Hi Goronta,

Funny series!

I am not a bar type but this one is in a style I like, keep them coming!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:29 pm

Grootkolk Birds'bar is a long story since a gang of bees forced the tender to close the business ! (look at page 20 of this thread eos5d) :D

"My friend Canary and I, Red-Headed finch ,we were regular visitors when it was still running"

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:52 pm

Wonderful story and pictures at page 20 and so on, thanks for sharing and pointing at the history of the Grootkolk bar :)

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:30 am

Still the story of Grootkolk bar

A cute Red-Headed finch


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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:13 am

Lovely!

It looks like it had bit to much of alcohol, his head is soooo red :lol: :lol: :lol:

Beautiful little bird, the texture of the feathers is stunning, somewere I must have a closeup of these feathers I will have to start a search among the many, many pictures on my hard disks :doh:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:53 pm

Thanks for your comments eos5d :thumbs_up:
Indeed they are beautifil birdies :D

Another one to close this rainy sunday :(




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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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