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 Post subject: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
Unread postPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:06 pm 
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This one was found at the Raffia Palm Monument in Mtunzini

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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
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These are some the best pics I've EVER seen of these tiny beauties!!! :clap:

Brings back very fond memories of our time in that part of our country! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
Unread postPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:41 am 
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A small, little interesting fact for Kruger afficionados is that the Golden-rumped Tinkerbird can also be found in the big trees in the middle of Crocodile Bridge camp. 8) It's the only reliable spot for them in the Kay 'N Pee as far as I know.


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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
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Heard a sound against a window and down came this little chick @ Ngwenya Lodge, just outside KNP. :D
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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
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Wow! What a surprise, and great pic! :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
Unread postPosted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:43 pm 
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My Brother saw them at Skukuza right near the restaurant area!
Otherwise ive only seen them near Kosi Bay. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
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Found last Sunday, on a very cold, rainy day in Skukuza camp after picking up its call amongst the racing Jeep Jockeys.

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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
Unread postPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:55 pm 
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Managed to pick up this very co-operative one in Ballito last week :D

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Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird by trevor.charters, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
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 Post subject: Re: Tinkerbird, Goldenrumped
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