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Marakele: Birds

Unread postby avon vosloo » Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:13 pm

I'd love to be able to sleep over at the top of the mountain one day.

The best I could do in as early as possible to get up there morning light.

Let's start with a ringed Buff-streaked chat male
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and his lady friend
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A male Mocking Chat
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and a Female Cape rock Thrush
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and I must get back to Marakele to get a better shot of this one
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby JenB » Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:23 pm

Nice topic and pics Avon! :dance:
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Unread postby Joao » Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:20 am

Very nice pictures Avon.

Don't forget to look for the Cape Sugarbird in the summer months.

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby avon vosloo » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:24 pm

Thanx, yes I missed out on the sugar bird - hence the hint to sleep over on top of the mountain :wink:

A few more shots - this is not my thread, I just started it - please add more birdies

Female Cape Mocking Chat
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White-browed Sparrow-weaver
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Pied Babbler doing what they do best
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby WarrenP » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:55 pm

Taken in the camp site
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby WarrenP » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:57 pm

Taken on top of the mountain
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 05, 2012 11:08 am

When I visited Marakele I was not yet an avid bird-watcher. I really missed out, but I did took some photos of the odd bird I spotted. Here are some of them..

Buff-streaked Chat
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Grey Heron
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Pied Kingfisher
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Verreax's Eagle
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 11:47 am

More Marakele birdies....

Bontle residents:

Crested Fancolin

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Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 11:55 am

Helmeted Guineafowl:

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Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 11:59 am

Another one:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:00 pm

Too many photo's on this page already I think. :)

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Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:06 pm

Page must turn first. :D

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:07 pm

:whistle:

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Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:07 pm

:whistle:

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