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Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Ferdelance » Wed Aug 26, 2009 4:18 pm

WOW RJ! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I really am jealous! Never seen a adult or Juv. Wonderfull. I'm going to the underberg for the long weekend in September.... any pointers on where I can find some?
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Unread postby Rusty Justy » Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:39 pm

Hi Ferde........Im also going to the Underberg again, from the 5th until Thursday I think........I can't really be of much help, as I've been there once :D But ask in town for any help, as well as any Vulture Resturants the public can visit......Im just hoping they still around the farm when im back there! :pray:

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby JenB » Tue Sep 15, 2009 6:26 am

Message in from GP and DQ:
Please post a heads up in the Lamergeier thread. Well informed sources say that they are back in Golden Gate!

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:08 am

Thanks for sharing, thats great news! :D
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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Mon Oct 05, 2009 5:25 pm

The sighting that tops any other - the Lammergeier we saw at The Highlands Mountain Retreat in the late afternoon. It had me jumping up and down like a little kid.

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Charming1 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:05 am

:thumbs_up:

I am so :mrgreen: .

We visited the vulture restaurant and spent 4 days searching for them but they were obviously out visiting that weekend !!

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:56 pm

Fantastic stuff GP :clap: :D
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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:39 am

Sonja Kruger and her team now have 6 BVs fitted with tracking devices. The three females and two of the males are all one-year-olds while bird 61 is a three-year-old male. You can see that his movements range far wider than any of the other birds. This map gives one a very good idea of areas where one can expect to see bearded vultures.

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Cherries » Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:22 am

Thanks for the interesting update on the movement pattern. 61 sure likes that remote area of the Eastern Cape.

You ticked bearded vulture this year yet as I am sure it is still on "the Stiffnecks list" ?
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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Fri Oct 30, 2009 2:53 pm

Thanks for sharing JvR :D

Hopefully I can pick up a sighting in the Eastern Cape, adding it to the Free State list would also be something special :D
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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:38 pm

After spending a week at Giant's Castle Nature Reserve I can share some of my pics from these magnificent birds. At one stage we had 4 individuals together.

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby AjayB » Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:29 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: Awesome !! :dance:

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:48 pm

:thumbs_up: Thanks AjayB!

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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Tilandi » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:06 pm

Fantastic pic's and sighting :clap: :clap: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Vulture: Lammergeier (Bearded)

Unread postby Barcud » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:23 pm

Lizet,

You are just making us suffer now :)

Stunning photos of a very special bird. Next time you and Johan go on a trip, I volunteer to carry your camera equipment :lol:


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