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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:16 pm 
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The Wagtails are still present at Debegeni Falls, Magoebaskloof. You need to be there early or in the late afternoon, and search downstream from the falls too.

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Thanks. :wink: I don't know, it's hard to say. They have been there for a while now. But I can't say how long they'll stay. Rather just try and get there if possible....defenitely worth it. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Lekker Yolande! Great shots!


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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Thanks Lizet. I followed your advice regarding the lens and contacted Hendrus, who helped me. :-)

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Beaut of a bird currently at Walter Sisulu. Went to go say hellow to it this afternoon. :wink:

Last record there: 1998

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Hi WTM.

Is the bird around the falls area in WSBG? I think I'll shoot through there on Sunday if the guy is still around and try and get some photos..... :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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If at WSBG ill definitely try and visit tomorrow??

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Spend over an hour this morning early to locate the bird again, but no luck. Thank goodness I went yesterday!

Good luck to all you others still chasing after it. I really hope it is still in the area.

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Ok, the bird just slept in. It is back again.

I will thus be taking an early lunch today. :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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I had planned to get to Debengeni on the way home from Punda after the December long weekend, but it didn't happen.

WTM, where about is the bird at WSBG? I assume near the waterfall?

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Is anyone planning to try for this bird tomorrow or Sunday morning? I'm quite keen to go look for it!

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Had some great views of it once again. :D

JL, it is tough to say where it finds itself. Lately it seems to hang around between the waterfall and the wide bridge by the restaurant.

I am planning to go there again on Sunday. So if you are keen to meet me there at some time, email me at wildtuinman@yahoo.com

Cheers.

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Managed to see it :dance: :dance: and got some decent views :D although it was quite far away. Have quite a few pics but they are also not great.

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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Lucky man. Thanks WTM, I will get in touch with you.

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 Post subject: Re: Wagtail; grey
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I also managed some better views today than I had yesterday.....

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WTM??? AGAIN??? SUNDAY???

Are there not better things to chase, like Br-Plumage Caspian Plovers?

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