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 Post subject: Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on ca
Unread postPosted: Sat May 04, 2013 10:07 am 
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Yep! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on ca
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Thanks! i know the one is a jackal but what is the other one?

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 Post subject: Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on ca
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And this white bird?

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 Post subject: Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on ca
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Thanks! i know the one is a jackal but what is the other one?

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Both are Jackals...light fall makes it tricky

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 Post subject: Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on ca
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And this white bird?

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Yes, it's a White bird

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Thanks! Is this a leopard or lion? Im thinking leopard...

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 Post subject: Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on ca
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Thanks! Is this a leopard or lion? Im thinking leopard...

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Hard to tell but buy the way it's lying down, drinking and the size I would say Leopard..

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Very hard to tell, but there were lions inthe area earlier in the day.

White bird, possibly barn owl or spotted dikkop, both of which I have seen there..

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 Post subject: ? crested guinea fowl
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I'm not sure what date if was (probably the 11th May) - anyway it was yesterday here in West. Aust. at 10.56 at Orpen dam I submitted a photo of what I thought were crested guinea fowl. Am I right or wrong. We saw them near one of the waterholes south of Skukuza in 2008 (have photo's)
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 Post subject: Re: ? crested guinea fowl
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I'm not sure what date if was (probably the 11th May) - anyway it was yesterday here in West. Aust. at 10.56 at Orpen dam I submitted a photo of what I thought were crested guinea fowl. Am I right or wrong. We saw them near one of the waterholes south of Skukuza in 2008 (have photo's)
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Normally Crested Guinea Fowl are only seen in the very north of Kruger, but maybe they got lost!!!
I haven't seen the photo, so can't comment there!!! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: ? crested guinea fowl
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The guineafowl pics which were posted shortly before 11 am Saturday at Orpen are helmeted guineafowl. They are common throughout the park. Crested guineafowl have a fluffy feathered 'hat' and are usually seen only in the far north of Kruger. I have still to see them myself. :D


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 Post subject: Re: ? crested guinea fowl
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Me too Chirinda.............well there's always next trip!!! :pray: :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: ? crested guinea fowl
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I've also seen heaps of helmeted guinea fowl all over Kruger (& elsewhere). In the photo I thought that some of the taller birds might have been helmeted, but I guess they don't mix. I took photo's of helmeted when we were in Hhuhluwe game reserve - they're an absolutely gorgeous bird. Only 3 months til we're in Kruger. :)


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 Post subject: Re: ? crested guinea fowl
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Only 3 months til we're in Kruger. :)


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Some cat? :hmz:

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