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 Post subject: Re: Owlet: African Barred Owlet
Unread postPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 9:34 pm 
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Hi,

We saw this one in Talamati Camp at the end of March right near our chalet.

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 Post subject: Re: Owlet: African Barred Owlet
Unread postPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 10:28 pm 
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:pray: One day I'll hopefully be able to tick this little one off. :pray: :pray: :pray:
Stunning pics Anne-Marie. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:57 am 
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Originally I'd thought that this was a pearlspotted owlet, but now, looking more closely at my photos, I'm thinking that it may rather be an African barred owlet? Seen in a tree overlooking my tent at Limpopo Forest tented canp, Mapungubwe, on 15 April, 2012.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:16 am 
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That is indeed an African barred owlet! :thumbs_up:

Nice sighting :D


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:25 pm 
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Thanks, Dadchick! It was indeed very special to see the little owl right at my tent 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Owlet: African Barred Owlet
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:49 am 
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Saw this beaut between Croc Bridge and Lower Sabie over the long weekend.
Laine took the photo.

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 Post subject: Re: Owlet: African Barred Owlet
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 Post subject: Re: Owlet: African Barred Owlet
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:28 am 
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Stunning shot!


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