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 Post subject: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
Unread postPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:08 am 
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Seen at Malelane Gate, October 2008

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:41 pm 
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At last I saw this bird! Twice in a week. Managed to take a photo this morning at Golden Harvest.


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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
Unread postPosted: Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:43 am 
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Heres ours from Wildernes (Ebb&Flow south):
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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
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Not a great photo, but here is the two I've been watching at Lowveld Botanical Gardens yesterday and again today.

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
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Another one from yesterday

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
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One of Laine's masterpeices.

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See more photos here:
http://www.laine-dirk.co.za/photos/430/430.html

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
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One of my favourite birds.

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Unfortunately not seen in a National Park but close to Badplaas this morning.

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
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Great sighting! Not something you see out in the open like that.

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Half-Collared
Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:03 pm 
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Few of my first ever sighting and images of this beautiful Kingfisher taken at Loskopdam Nature resort.

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