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Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby pantera leo » Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:12 pm

Hey FC, it's a Water Thick-knee! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Niall » Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:15 pm

Water Thick-knee (Or Dikkop as it was called)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby flying cheetah » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:07 pm

Thank you pantera leo and Niall :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby renard » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:49 pm

Anyone can help me with these IDs? All photos taken in July.

5. (Kruger Park)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Niall » Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:35 pm

Hi Renard

I would say your birds are the following:

5. Water Thick-knee (or Water Dikkop as it was previously called)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Barbet » Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:43 am

Hi, please help to identify this bird. Seen near Bateleur Bushveld Camp on Dec. 4.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby francoisd » Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:46 am

Crested Barbet wrote:Hi, please help to identify this bird. Seen near Bateleur Bushveld Camp on Dec. 4.1

Water Thick-knee (Dikkop)
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Re: Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:03 am

The following birds were photographed at Keerwal close to Biyamiti. Love the reflection in the water.

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Re: Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Mar 19, 2011 8:11 am

Have a lovely picture of one that we saw the day before yesterday at Pioneer Hide.
Sadly I will have to wait till we're home to post it, as my signal here is too weak to upload to Flickr!!
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Re: Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Mar 20, 2011 10:17 am

The picture of the Water Thick-knee was taken close to Biyamiti camp.

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Re: Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:58 am

Photo as promised!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

Unread postby Leeukos » Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:08 am

Nice photo. :clap: I love the eyes of these birds. It is if they can stare at you for hours ...
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Re: Thick-knee, Water (Dikkop)

Unread postby Crested Val » Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:58 am

Thanks Leeukos. :thumbs_up:
Yes they are quite amazing aren't they?
Saw him at Pioneer Dam - He posed so nicely for me. :whistle: :whistle:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby mel123 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:46 am

I saw these birds at Vervoerdam in KNP a few days ago.
I have been wracking my brain trying to figure out what they are. The blackish stripe at the end of the wing and tail is totally throwing me off.
Could anybody help please? I feel as if it should be something obvious and I'm missing it! :x Sorry for the poor quality of the pic.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby pantera leo » Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:59 am

Have a look at Water Thick-knee


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