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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:54 pm

Great sightings Goronta :clap: :clap:

Crimson-breasted Shrike......one of the most colorful birds of KTP...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Mar 01, 2014 5:09 pm

Melvlei picnic site in july 2008

Some table inspection by a white-browed sparrow- Weaver (? :pray: )


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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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:15 pm

Table inspection still ongoing ..... :D


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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:00 pm

Still at Melkvlei picnic site ,once they inspected the table, they started checking the car .... (not the best shot)



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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:08 pm

In july 2008 a familiar chat on Kieliekrankie dune cabin door


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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:31 pm

Nice shots Goronta. :thumbs_up: Love all those little ones that keep us amused when not driving around.

Here's a few bigger one to share:

The dune runner........

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Testing the water!!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:45 pm

Thanks Jan and CliveK :thumbs_up:


A Marico flycatcher on july 2011

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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:52 pm

Great images Goronta and CliveK :clap: :clap:

My small contribution....

Scrub-Robin at the Picnic site ...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:37 pm

What a proud scrub-robin, Jan :clap: :clap:

Nossob july 2011

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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:34 am

The same little chap in Nossob




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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:02 pm

On duty at Union's end on july 2011 :D

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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:50 pm

A juvenile tawny eagle (Thanks BB for the ID :thumbs_up: )


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Carpe diem

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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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:59 am

Building a nest is hard work!!!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:27 pm

Great images lion queen and Goronta :clap: :clap:

Pare of Sandgrouses...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:19 pm

lion queen, Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:

Sandgrouses are beautiful birds
Do you know the difference between the yellow eye-ring and the blue eye-ring ?

Drongo in 2006 (one of my first visit seems a long time ago...)

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Carpe diem

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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