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Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:22 pm

A Woodland Kingfisher with a small frog.

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:23 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:24 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:55 pm

Leeukos,

Stunning pics...great action shot with the frog :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:42 pm

Kruger March 2013

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:34 am

Your first image is that of a brown-hooded kingfisher, Jan.
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:13 pm

Thanks Johan...will move ........ :)

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby huntsman » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:33 am

At Aloe Creek...

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:20 pm

Few poses for summer...

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:31 pm

:clap: :dance: :clap: :dance: Stunning.. Jan. :clap: :dance: :clap: :dance:
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby shivati » Thu May 29, 2014 9:13 pm

Always a pleasure to see…on the S100 April 2014

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:41 pm

Great image shivati :clap: :clap:

Few doubles not often seen together

After the young one left the nest he was always moaning for food...

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:11 pm

I know they have arrived :D :dance: ...Has anyone got some :cam: of any yet? :hmz:
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Nov 30, 2014 6:28 pm

Yip they are back.........saw them last weekend but to far to photograph .....

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby chirinda » Sat Dec 13, 2014 5:02 pm

I was at a friend's house on the Honeydew plots today and heard that distinctive call. Great excitement and i didn't have binoculars with me. :wall: :wall: :wall: By the time some were found it had gone, but I did see the bird calling in a dead tree, even though I couldn't properly see it to ID. :dance: :dance: :dance:

I didn't know they came this far south.


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