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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby Batmad » Fri Jan 02, 2009 7:08 pm

These birds are fairly coon in the Sandton area and can be found in the wild date bush i think??

But they are beautiful!!
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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby Kwando » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:30 am

I see these little fella's flying around almost every sunday when I play golf in the Centurion Area.
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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:59 am

Saw quite a few of them along the Garden Route in December.
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Unread postby naomi c » Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:50 pm

Often seen in our garden:

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Unread postby picnic » Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:44 pm

If I google search image( Pigeon: Rameron), there are not much. :hmz:

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:18 am

The new name is African Olive-Pigeon.
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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:22 am

Beautiful birds 8)

lovely pictures Naomi :thumbs_up:
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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby picnic » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:22 am

wildtuinman wrote:The new name is African Olive-Pigeon.

:D :thumbs_up:

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby pops » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:51 am

I have a couple of pairs nesting in the hedge/trees on my property. They are truly lovely birds. Was quite surprised to see them initially. They seem to disappear in winter, although they are not migratory, but are back during the spring which is about the time they breed. If you look up Roberts you'll find quite a lots of information.

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby neilo » Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:35 am

I am in hurligham and we get as many as 15 rameron's at a time in the garden. They seem to like eating small acorns ?, or foraging around them.

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby ruthp » Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:48 pm

I've been seeing groups of them for the past couplie years when driving through the Houghton area on my way to work in Rosebank - first time I nearly - well actually I did - run off the road I was so excited!!

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby Scipio » Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:57 pm

They really make an awesome Pigeon Pie. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby pops » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:50 pm

Scipio. How could you :sniper: I trust the next Rameron Pigeon pie you eat gives you a really runny tummy

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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby JenB » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:55 pm

Can we hand you a spoon to stir with, Scips? :whistle:

Not to worry Pops, I'll freeze him like a pie if he aims at our pigeons. :twisted:
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Re: Pigeon: Rameron

Unread postby Scipio » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:56 pm

You guys mean nobody ever had Green pigeon pie before. :big_eyes: They are a bit stringy, but if you....

Well, they are a nice tick. :whistle:


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