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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:18 pm 
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VERY nice WillieV! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Stunning pics the Crimson-breasted Shrike is awesome.

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Beautiful bird WillieV :clap: :clap:

Pygmy Falcon in july 2011 , not far from Union's End

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Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great sightings and image!!!

Love the Tawny's

Young Tawny drinking.....

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Very nice Tawny .Well captured :clap: :clap:

I found a shot of this hopping Crimson-breasted Shrike not too blurred

Crimson-breasted Shrike in Gharagab july 2011


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Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Beautiful young Tawny Jan! :clap: :clap:

Not the easiest bird to capture Goronta, but so beautiful! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Cape sparrow ,female ?


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Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
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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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Goronta wrote:
Cape sparrow ,female ?


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Hi Goronta

Looks like a Southern Grey-headed Sparrow to me. It does not have the white line above the eye (female Cape sparrow).

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Kgalagadi May 2013. Less animals, but a few great sightings
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Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard and the "Love Birds"


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Beautiful falcon WillieV :clap:

Thanks WillewK for the ID,you're right there is no white line !I was quite close this time !

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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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Beautiful falcon WillieV :clap:

Thanks WillewK for the ID,you're right there is no white line !I was quite close this time !


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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WillieV..Absolutely a stunning :cam: of the Falcon. :dance:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Beautiful picture WillieV! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Fork-tailed drongo in july 2011 , in the same tree where I took the shot of a pigmy falcon


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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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And now the two !

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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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