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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:14 am

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:15 am

They all went to the cement dam first to drink

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:18 am

They were constantly coming and going - I have never in all our many visits to KNP seen so many elephant bulls in one location!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:23 am

A KNP experience I will always remember!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:25 am

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:38 pm

Thanks for the reply, Hilda! :thumbs_up:

The Tropic of Capricorn Loop also provided us with great bird sigthings.

Long tailed Shrike

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:41 pm

Southern Grey Shrike

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:43 pm

European Bee-eaters were there in numbers

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:45 pm

Also the Rollers

Beautiful Lilac-breasted Roller

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:45 pm

Purple Roller

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:47 pm

And plenty of European Rollers.
We only noticed the beak after the photo's were downloaded!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:49 pm

And how's this for a catch! :shock:

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:52 pm

And this!? :big_eyes:

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