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Unread postPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:58 pm 
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Lake Panic,Jun 2007.
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Have seen this beautiful little kingfisher at Rietvlei NR yesterday. First time round he was chasing the swallows away.
Second vlei - I watched him for quite some time - fishing.

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From Lake Panic hide, May 2008.

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The next day the reed it was perched on had gone...

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When I go through to Potchefstroom for work, I have lately made a point of stopping at the river behind the Klipdrift Dam, and have found these beauties there everytime.
In the second pic, the adult was being chase by the juvenile (maybe to be fed?) and ended up "reprimanding" the little one.

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Malachite
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Seen in KNP, forgot where though :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Kingfisher, Malachite
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Seems like a lot of people pkotograph Malachite's at Lake Panic. Here is one of mine.

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Great shot. You must have been very close or have a decent body for a huge crop.


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Johan N wrote:
Great shot. You must have been very close or have a decent body for a huge crop.


A bit of both. :wink:


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Wonderful photo Sprocky :clap: :clap: :thumbs_up:

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Another one taken yesterday

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Saw another one at Swartvlei dam on the garden route aswell 8) cute little guys these are.

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Saw this little fellow at the low level bridge at Shingwedzi camp in KNP :dance:

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Photographed from the Hadeda hide at Marievale Bird Sanctuary outside Nigel, Gauteng.

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Stunning photo's! :clap: :clap:

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Johann,

the richness of the colours, with the shoveller photos as well, is simply amazing! Thanks for posting these.

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