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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:56 pm

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:38 pm

Ask for his ID.... :lol:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:39 pm

We came upon these Goshawks with a captured Dik-Kop near Rooiputs during our visit in April:

The captured Dik-Kop.........

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The release.........

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The escape........

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The re-confrontation.......

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The final escape.........

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When the Dik-Kop escaped into the surrounding long grass, the Goshawks simply lost interest and flew away.
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:02 pm

Hi CliveK,

Amazing story and stunning pictures! Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:31 pm

Oh my goodness what a stunning sighting!!! Awesome!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you so much for sharing!!!
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:33 pm

what a superb interaction CliveK :thumbs_up:
and beautiful pictures :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:52 am

Very well captured confrontation between the two species CliveK! :clap: :clap:

I feel so sorry for the poor Thick-knee! :(
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby umtali1 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:06 am

Wow! What a terrific sequence :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:19 am

Ostrich harem..........

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:00 pm

Great shot Lion Queen :clap: :clap: These birds can be quite entertaining!!!! Check these shots taken at Samevloeiing during our visit in April:

From the inevitable mud bath....

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Followed by their rendition of "The Drumstick Boogie"......

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:02 pm

Wow Clive stunning photos!! :clap: :clap:

I love ostriches they are so entertaining!!

I do hope there will be some entertainment next month for us.......
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:31 pm

Funny!!!

Gogo girls :D :D :D :D :D :D :clap: :clap: "greatest show on earth"

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:39 pm

"Moulin Rouge"... Paris :lol: :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Thu May 01, 2014 7:15 am

Awesome sightings and pictures of these lovely Ostriches Lion Queen and CliveK! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby OomDaan » Fri May 02, 2014 10:17 pm

CliveK you must have had a lot of fun . good :cam: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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