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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Thu Jun 26, 2014 5:56 pm

Thanks Jan :D

With all the patrons waiting I should,maybe, reopened Grootkolk Birdies Bar .... :hmz:

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More and more patrons :big_eyes:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:05 am

Beautiful dots of colours Goronta, and the "crowd" at the "bar" is just awesome! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:38 am

Goronta wrote:... With all the patrons waiting I should,maybe, reopened Grootkolk Birdies Bar .... :hmz:
:wink:
what we can do to avoid Bats.......... (not only one.... :whistle: ) :hmz:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:19 pm

Thanks hilda :gflower:
Happy to see you again on this thread anne-marie :k
Bats... Bats :hmz: What shall we do ? :hmz:
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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 anne-marie » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:53 pm

against Bees... one forbid the bar at Grootkolk :?
not the tap :doh:

what one can forbid in camps (small camps) with a lot (and a lot) of Bats :hmz:
opened windows, water in the bathroom... if somebody have an idea :lol:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:55 pm

We should ask Batman anne-marie :lol:

In the meantime thirsty patrons were enjoying the bar...


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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 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:20 pm

It's what we call a "long drink" :lol:

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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 Melda30 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:26 pm

Goronta - What an amazing photo of finches. Love them. What are they drinking out of? Looks like a chalice?

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:48 pm

Just a plastic bowl Melda30
It was part of the cabin in Grootkolk when we were there ... (it's now forbidden for a strange story of beeeeeeeeeeeees......)


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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 Jan van Wyk » Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:03 pm

Looks if you had a great time with the finches......super images Goronta :clap: :clap: :clap:

Bea Eater pose....
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Porridge » Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:11 pm

Sjoe!!! That bee-eater has obviously been at a VERY rough party, Jan :) Feeling a bit frayed around the edges there :lol:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:56 pm

Poor bee-eater :cry:
Was not in Birdies bar Jan :hmz: :lol:

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I hope you're not tired with this finches long serie :mrgreen:
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 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:54 pm

Goronta wrote:Poor bee-eater :cry:
Was not in Birdies bar Jan :hmz: :lol:


:lol: 8) :lol: :lol: :lol:

Your "bar" series is lovely and birds are never boring so please continue Goronta.

Lovely bee-eater, Jan! It looks if it was suffering from cold weather.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:04 pm

Another "oldie" from 2003: "A380" ready for take-off........

Amazing to see that these birds can fly.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:21 pm

Thanks eos5d for your kind comments :thumbs_up: :D

Beautiful 2003 "pterodactyl" :lol:

A 2011 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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