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Re: Secretary Bird

Unread postby threedogs » Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:17 am

We saw Secretary birds on a few occasions this August/September - will have to get out the sightings book to check where we saw them.
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Re: Secretary Bird

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:48 pm

Kgalagadi December 2012

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Re: Secretary Bird

Unread postby threedogs » Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:31 am

Stunning pics! They really are photogenic aren't they?

I looked back at our sightings book but we only recorded one of our sightings :slap: on the S37.

In 2010 we recorded a sighting on the Shimuwini private road.

We didn't realise they were so uncommon in Kruger.
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Re: Secretary Bird

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:20 pm

Photograph the many times in the KTP but this is my first image from Kruger. Taken last weekend on the gravel road above Tsokwane

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Re: Secretary Bird

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:28 am

Saw 2 Secretary birds in the Satara area during our May/June 2014 trip.
One had made a kill... Raptor swooped down and tried to steal it.

Was wonderful to observe the interaction and view the behaviour displayed by them.

[video]http://youtu.be/ByYbnhgD-4E[/video]
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