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 Post subject: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:46 am 
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The black coucals have been sighted again this year in the Nshawu vlei near Mopani Camp.


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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 11:46 am 
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If you happen to be in the area, have a look on the plains north of Lower Sabie, west of Muntshe hill. They are seen there quite regularly.


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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:33 pm 
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A bird im still yet to see, Now that the skys have opened, im sure they will be around.........Wish they would come to me though :twisted: I can't seem to get to them!

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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:51 am 
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I saw this fellow at the weekend near Punda. Am I correct in ID'ing it as a Black Coucal ????

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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2010 8:08 pm 
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:clap: :clap: :thumbs_up: a nice sighting well done


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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:52 pm 
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Great to get info on this bird that still eludes me :thumbs_up:

Will lookout for them near Nshawu & Muntshe...
& great pic by the way-right out in the open :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:13 pm 
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nice one JB72 , but did you ID the tree ? :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:45 pm 
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Fantastis Sighting! We searched for this bird at Munche and to no prevail....

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 Post subject: Re: Black Coucal
Unread postPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:09 am 
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forestgump wrote:
nice one JB72 , but did you ID the tree ? :doh:


Off coarse... The bird, the tree, and even the grass around it.... :D


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