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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:31 pm 
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Beautiful 2003 "pterodactyl" :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Beautiful Finch Goronta, love the red colour! The detail of the feathers is amazing!

Thanks for sharing!

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:38 pm 
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Thanks eos5d :thumbs_up:

Still a finch ....

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MZNP august 1st-4th,
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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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A Kalahari Scrub-Robin who came very often to the perimeter when we were in Grootkolk
They are cute birds :D



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Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
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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

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 1:49 pm 
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Ahhhhh!! The Kalahari Scrub Robin is such a cute bird, we really love them.

Thanks for sharing Goronta!

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 10:13 pm 
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Thanks eos5d :thumbs_up:


A jumping prinia ,not easy to spot in the dry yellow winter grass :o



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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
Agulhas:18th

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Very well camouflaged Goronta! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:32 pm 
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Yes hilda we have to be on alert at any time :D
As I am tonight in Amsterdam on a business trip watching TV while posting on the forum
Good luck to Argentina and to Holland :thumbs_up:
Sorry Mods for this small breach of the rules :pray: :rtm:
This Tit- Babblerguy has an eye on us from Grootkolk :big_eyes:


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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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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:27 pm 
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Lovely bird Goronta, thanks for sharing!
(The match doesn't turned out very well for us over here in Holland :? )
Well back to the reality....
"Walking to the office"

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Lovely birdie Goronta, and a beautiful Secretary Bird eos5d! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Thanks hilda :gflower:


Beautiful secretary eos5d :D (Good luck for tonight)

Another secretary bird near KK july 2011

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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

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Just love the Secretary bird....they always walk like royalty/// :hmz:

Rob and Goronta...superb sighting and images!!

My contribution.......pose after the rain...

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:44 pm 
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Your Highness ,Jan,seems to have lost his haughtiness :D

"I thought somebody was behind me ."Image

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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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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Thanks Goronta!!

Really like your shot in the long grass......superb comp :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Love the secretary birds :clap: :clap: :clap: from everyone.

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:10 pm 
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Thanks Jan , umtali1 for your comments :D
It's a motivation to keep on posting pictures we want to share :thumbs_up:

Another image of secretary birds near KK



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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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