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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby Lionspoon » Sat May 12, 2012 9:04 pm

RichardJ wrote:Could not resist taking a pic of this interesting soil eroded section....Lionspoon also thought it worthy of a pic Image
It definitely is different and I'm still :wall: that I didn't manage to capture it in sunlight...

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anne-marie wrote:I can't see the Boomslang

a-m you need to look to the right of the picture...maybe along the edge of your screen or behind your screen... 8)
sorry, pardon, apologies but I did not manage to get a picture of it, it moved too quickly
Glad to hear that. I was already shaking my laptop for the snake to fall out of the tree so I could see it. :tongue:

RichardJ wrote:Why do birds and animals sit happy while you zoom past, but stop and reverse and they are gone?
Tell me all about it... :slap:

Sunset over MZ - good one! :lol: And very familiar as well. :roll:
Never saw a Burchell's there though! :shock:

As for your Eastern Clapper Lark - Barcud ID'ed the same bird as a spike-heeled lark.
Just food for thought. I myself am useless with the larks. :redface:

Black harrier :thumbs_up:
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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:30 am

anne-marie wrote:I think could be a Black Harrier :clap:
I have to find an Eastern Clapper Lark, very unique pattern, nice bird :clap: and a little easier to ID :lol:
superb to see Black Wildebeest :clap:
and the Mountain Zebras... two for two nipples :clap:


Thanks for the confirmation a-m :thumbs_up:

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:47 am

This aloe stuck out like a sore thumb..

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Some berries instead of flowers

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:49 am

Blesbok posing

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:52 am

Red billed jobbie (Red-billed Teal)

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Could not find an id...then saw dabchick has as avatar
This family was happily swimming and diving on the pond (Little Grebe)

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:53 am

Some colour for your day :gflower:

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:54 am

A little one caught our attention

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:56 am

Couple of ibises were just in sight

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 8:58 am

Stopped this guy in his tracks...using the pass road for easy access up to the plateau

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 9:44 am

There were many swallows around

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 9:47 am

Some large horned kudus were sheltering in the trees

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and a female was out in the open...inquisitive about this vehicle

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 9:49 am

Noisy bunch of 'kiewiets' (Crowned Lapwings)

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 9:52 am

and finally a kill captured... 8) (Ant-eating Chat....... thanks Lionspoon)

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 9:53 am

MZNP also has black headed herons

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat May 19, 2012 9:55 am

A bit far off but a spoon bill, fishing, wading along....

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