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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:55 pm

I saw this Red-Crested Korhaan in the Kruger this year. It was very hot and it was in the shade which made it difficult to photograph.

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby adw » Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:12 pm

I'm sure this is a Red Crested Korhaan and I think it is a male. If I am mistaken and its a female will somebody please let me know.
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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Crested Val » Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:22 pm

Saw one this am between letaba and Mopani.
Scuttled off before I could get a pic. :redface:
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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:21 pm

Seen this one June 2011 trip near Lower Sabie.
Walking very slow looking at the cars speeding past!
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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:21 pm

The Red-crested Korhaan.

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby mattmillielibby » Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:37 pm

We saw a beautiful Red-crested Korhaan on the Ngotso Weir Road S89 on the 14th October 2011. We didn't realise how rare seeing the red crest was, we got several photos and about 5 minutes of video :D

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:29 pm

A Red-Crested Korhaan next to the road close to Orpen Camp in the Kruger National Park. It is amazing how good these birds are camouflaged.

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:30 pm

A Red-Crested Korhaan next to the road close to Orpen Camp in the Kruger National Park. It is amazing how good these birds are camouflaged.

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:21 am

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:22 am

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby Ladybirder » Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:50 pm

Leeukos these photos are very nice :clap: :clap: I like the second one, what a beautiful eye

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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby cptphotographer » Sat May 25, 2013 12:05 am

Not so sure of my ID here, please help...
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Re: Korhaan: Red-crested Korhaan

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu May 30, 2013 12:11 pm

A head shot alone is always going to be tough to make an id on. But it does look good for Red-crested here.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby sarafl » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:00 am

Hello. I am having trouble identifying some of the birds I saw in May/June in Kruger. Any assistance in identification is greatly appreciated! Thank you!

2. Black bellied bustard or Red crested korhaan?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby hilda » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:48 am

Hi Sarafl,

I'm going to try my hand at this, but please, I'm a novice as far as bird IDs are concerned. I would, however, like to see whether I am right or wrong when an expert ID these for you. Here goes:

2. Red-crested Korhaan
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