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Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

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Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby wildtuinman » Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:32 am

Taken in back garden in Grootbrakrivier.

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Unread postby Sonbesie » Fri Dec 14, 2007 7:36 am

Isn't he just beautiful! Eyeliner and lipstick...ready to go! :P

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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:23 pm

Anyone else seen this bird??
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Scottm » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:39 pm

Seen a family of four in Mill Park, Port Elizabeth, on the edge of the Valley. I would like to have taken a pic, but rather just watched, than fetch the camera and miss the special moment. Apparently they are often sighted in the area.
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:44 pm

Thanks Scottm :)
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby o-dog » Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:45 am

Seen them from Knysna north. Seen Livingstone's Subspecie (however you want to define it) around moz border, Kosi Bay etc. And also seen them at Vic Falls. I think also a different Sub species up there.
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Johann » Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:46 am

Most of my sightings have been in the forests of Magoebaskloof. At the hotel, down Woodbush drive, Lesodi trail, Debengeni falls and at Rooikoppies (the Bat Hawk site).
Other sightings have been at God's Window (near Graskop) and Hanglip Forest (Makhado).
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:12 pm

Taken in East London, at Nahoon, today:

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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:37 pm

Beautiful photo DB :clap: :clap:

I have seen it in Knysna and the colour under the wings is fabulous.
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby karibaeve » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:29 pm

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I took this pic this afternoon in my garden, with my new camera. Just Love this bird :D
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:46 pm

Oribi Gorge KZN

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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread postby Johann » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:18 pm

Kranshoek near Plettenberg Bay
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On one of the trails at Ebb & Flow camp in Wilderness
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