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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:17 pm

Another classic with a blue sky...

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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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:35 am

Those Secretary Birds are very special Goronta! Thanks for sharing! :clap: :clap:

The Yellow-billed Hornbill is beautiful against that awesome blue sky! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:09 pm

Thanks a lot hilda :gflower:

Another bird we love in Kgalagadi as a daily visitor to all places where we stopped or slept


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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 » Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:40 pm

Kori Bustard gently strolling in Kgalagadi

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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 » Sat Jul 19, 2014 1:04 pm

Hi Goronta,

Thanks for sharing your lovely bird pics! It's always a pleasure to see a hornbill in the Kalahari because they are not that abundant like in Kruger NP.
Unfortunately, due to hardware trouble with my computer, at this moment it is a bit of a problem to post pictures we made :(
I do hope to solve the problems next week (luckily most pictures are on multiple hard drives, so nothing is lost.)

Best regards,

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Jul 20, 2014 2:01 pm

Thanks eos5d :thumbs_up:
As you can see with my avatar Hornbill is one of my best friends !
I do hope you will solve your technical issues.It's always a nightmare when troubles start with our precious images :mrgreen:

In the meantime let's share the same Kori Bustard in winter landscape

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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 » Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:39 pm

Great sightings and moments captured Goronta :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:53 pm

Thanks for your comments Jan :thumbs_up:

Hopping guy in Gharagab

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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 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:16 pm

They never stand still..........great image and comp in the sand!!! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:45 pm

Another one from the past.

Rock Kestrel with prey at sunset sitting on top of a Sociable Weaver nest.

(It was a bit far away :( )

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:04 pm

Just love the golden light Rob...super image!!

Bea-eater catch.........

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:18 am

Come on ladies, hurry up!!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:38 pm

Superb moment capture lion queen!!1

Never seen one with such a big eye.... :big_eyes:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:36 am

A very big eye indeed Jan! Maybe to keep that eye on the little one! :D

A very appropriate caption Lion Queen! :lol:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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