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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
Unread postPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 12:09 pm 
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Ok, new page! :dance:

The White Browed Sparrow Weavers nest in Bontle - they have such personality and are very tame.

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Singing his little heart out!

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Both Yellow and Redbilled Hornbills are regular camp visitors:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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There are always Blacksmith Lapwings in the open veld next to the campsite:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Pied Babblers and Crimsonbreasted Shrikes are often seen togehter:

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These little guys just never sit still!


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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Pearlspotted Owl:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Grey Go-away Bird:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Red Faced Mousebird:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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On top of the mountain - Mocking Cliff Chat:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Many thanks for starting this topic AV and to Naomi C for continuing it.

I've just read an old edition of Getaway that had an article of best birding in Limpopo and Marakele was mentioned.

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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And lastly - this beauty:

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African Hawk Eagle

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I am still practising on my BIF shots! :redface:


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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Will look through my photo's for more Marakele birds! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Some more Marakele birdies:

Chinspot Batis

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Beautiful..............a lot of birds I've never seen before!!! :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Marakele Birds
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Spotted Flycatcher:

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