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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:29 pm

Bee-eater pose....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:54 pm

Thank you manicwalker, Goronta and Hilda :D

Korhaan on the dune road...calling ....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:50 am

Thank you all for the comments.. :D :D

Fork-tailed Drongo

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:57 pm

Thank you Hilda :D

Crimson-breasted Shrike

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:46 pm

Thank you all for the comments :D

Bee-eater landing in golden light...

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:13 pm

Thank you Hilda :D :D

Starling....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:17 pm

Gabar goshawk in KTP 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 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:58 pm

Thank you Goronta,Pumbaa and Hilda for the comments and views :dance:

judik...special thanks for the comment many miles away from SA...appreciated :D

Great image of the Gabar Goronta :clap: :clap:

Snack for the day....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:24 am

Some family Sunday outings:-

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and the Auchterlonie Sentry

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:59 pm

Nice families Clivek The Bateleur large family is stunning :clap: :clap:


Black shouldered kite in KTP in 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 judik » Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:05 pm

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Bateleur drying his wings
5/8 Satara
5/9 Skukuza
5/10 Biyamiti
5/11 Biyamiti
5/12 Lower Sabie
5/13 Biyamiti
5/18-5/21 Mpila Camp

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Feb 04, 2014 6:20 pm

Love the pose....superb sighting judik :clap: :clap:

Goronta... great image against the beautiful blue sky!!! :clap: :clap:

Sandgrouses on high alert.....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Tue Feb 04, 2014 6:54 pm

Thanks Hilda,Jan van Wyk, Goronto and Lion Queen.

Jan van Wyk - you continue to amaze - your photography is outstanding - thanks

On an overcast day during an early morning drive, we came across this troupe of ballerinas doing their rendition of "Swan Lake" :lol: near Rooiputs. They continued this exhibition for quite a while before bowing out and dispersing into the bushes.

The Opening Act

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The Grande Finale

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:01 pm

:clap: :clap: Super shots Judik, Jan and CliveK,

I did not know we opened a Ballet theater in KTP :lol:

Some snack ... (Sorry MM)

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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 » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:34 pm

Hot day at the Waterhole

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