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Black Coucal

Unread postby M.Paxton » Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:46 am

The black coucals have been sighted again this year in the Nshawu vlei near Mopani Camp.

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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby Oryx » Wed Feb 04, 2009 11:46 am

If you happen to be in the area, have a look on the plains north of Lower Sabie, west of Muntshe hill. They are seen there quite regularly.

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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:33 pm

A bird im still yet to see, Now that the skys have opened, im sure they will be around.........Wish they would come to me though :twisted: I can't seem to get to them!
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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby jb72 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:51 am

I saw this fellow at the weekend near Punda. Am I correct in ID'ing it as a Black Coucal ????

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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby wingman » Tue Feb 23, 2010 8:08 pm

:clap: :clap: :thumbs_up: a nice sighting well done

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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby o-dog » Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:52 pm

Great to get info on this bird that still eludes me :thumbs_up:

Will lookout for them near Nshawu & Muntshe...
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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby forestgump » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:13 pm

nice one JB72 , but did you ID the tree ? :doh:
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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby Batmad » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:45 pm

Fantastis Sighting! We searched for this bird at Munche and to no prevail....
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Re: Black Coucal

Unread postby jb72 » Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:09 am

forestgump wrote:nice one JB72 , but did you ID the tree ? :doh:


Off coarse... The bird, the tree, and even the grass around it.... :D


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