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 Post subject: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:10 pm 
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I saw in the board index there was a topic on Raptors :clap: but do we have a topic on Birds seen in KTP ?
If not,shall we start one ? :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Goronta, I'll give it a try.

Bird identification not my strong point, but with some help I'm sure you"ll get the "picture" of what we've seen.

Lapwings in flight

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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White faced Ducks

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Wow LQ, they all look lost!

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Lost or not .... they are beautiful! Thanks Lion Queen! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great idea Goronta!!!!

Stunning rare sightings images lion queen :clap: :clap:

Bee-eater near Marie se draai

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Lion Queen, Jan thanks for launching this thread. :thumbs_up:
I'm not an expert at bird identification but birds are so interesting and ,as we can with your first posts ,almost anything can happen with birds.The sky has no limits
Very nice shots :clap:

A bird maybe common in Kgalagadi but so familiar to all KTP visitors . A pale Karoo chat ?


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Looks like a familiar chat, which are common in KTP.

I will get my pics up here Goronta. Nice idea. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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wow so many White faced Ducks :hmz: :dance: :dance:

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Beautiful Bee-eater Jan, superbly captured! :clap: :clap:

Great shot Goronta! I agree with BB .... Familiar Chat. Beautiful little bird! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Seen at Moravet on 4 th May 2013.

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5 th May 2013 at Moravet.

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One Lesser Flamingo

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and one Greater Flamingo
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Thank you all for the comments

WillemV...for sure a rare sighting and you capture them beautifully :clap: :clap:

Sand grouses

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Wow all , so unusual sightings and so nice birds :clap: :clap:
As I told Lion Queen before , I'm not an expert at bird identification and I gave at once a proof : first identification and first mistake :mrgreen:
Thanks BB and Hilda for your help. :thumbs_up: It was indeed a chat but a familiar.Ok it's the way I will learn :tongue:




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