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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:15 pm 
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Tawny again, the same

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Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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And finally looking at the other side !

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Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Very well captured Goronta! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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This one is more common but I like them .As their name say they are so familiar ! :dance:

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Could this not be a Marico Flycatcher rather than a Familiar Chat?
Not too sure.

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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I would agree with Marico Flycatcher Rookie, but I am by no means an expert! :thumbs_up:

Let's hope one of the experts can help out here! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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I agree with you ,Rookie and Hilda It looks like more as a Marico Flycatcher.
Thanks :thumbs_up:


Here comes a canary spotted in Grootkolk camp in july 2011


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As Anne-Marie said,here in Europe, canaries are jailed ! :redface:

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Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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I think lots of people are keeping Canaries in cages here too! :(

Beautiful pictures, thank you Goronta! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great images Rookie and Goronta :clap: :clap:

Bee eater posing

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In flight ...

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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White-backed Vulture
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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Thanks for sharing this beautiful Bee-eater and stunning Vulture Jan and WillieV! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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and still a lot of beautifull birds :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Helmeted Guineafowl /Pintade de Numidie
at Union End... 3 or 4 years ago :hmz:

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sorry, I put also the name in French, because my familly has a look at this thread :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Thanks to all of you for those new birds coming :clap: :clap: :clap:

Jan, superb bee eater ,nice colors and what a shot ! :mrgreen:

WillieV, beautiful vultures ,I'm wondering if I saw vultures in KTP :hmz:

Anne marie, thanks a lot,all your pictures are new birds for me in Kgalagadi ! :gflower:

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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I love this bird ! They seem so proud and " without fear " Look at this eye !

Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler in Grootkolk camp , july 2011

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Garonta I have never seen a Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler. :thumbs_up:

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