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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Sat May 03, 2014 2:07 pm

Yellow-billed Kite after a bath at Nossob waterhole (watch the droplets falling from its body, tail)

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Sun May 04, 2014 1:51 pm

Thanks Lion Queen, eos5d, Anne-marie, Hilda and OomDaan. These birds really can be lots of fun at times.

eos5d lovely shot, droplets and all :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 04, 2014 6:01 pm

Great sighting and images eos5d and CliveK :clap: :clap:

Beautiful colours of the Crimson-breasted Shrike...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Mon May 05, 2014 2:51 pm

Awesome pictures! Thanks eos5d and Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed May 07, 2014 8:22 pm

Thank you Hilda :D

Secretary Bird after the rain...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Fri May 09, 2014 3:59 pm

Lovely pictures Jan!

The color red of the shrike always amazes me. The wet secretary bird is funny to see, thanks for sharing!
During our last visit to Nossob there were lots of Yellow-billed Kites sitting in trees around the camp, circling in the air. They were gathering for the migration I think.
This is a short video of the kites circling in the air.

[video]http://youtu.be/ta9DXlCAiqU[/video]

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Mon May 12, 2014 10:10 pm

I left screen for a few days but WOW :big_eyes: what an active thread :clap: :clap:
Beautiful birds you spotted everybody :thumbs_up:

Back to my prefered place,Birdies'bar in Grootkolk :D



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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Mon May 12, 2014 10:22 pm

Welcome back Goronta!

Beautiful entry :D :D :D !

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Tue May 13, 2014 6:54 am

Stunning picture, thank you Goronta! :clap: :clap:

Awesome video of the Kites eos5d! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Tue May 13, 2014 10:55 pm

Thanks eos5d and hilda for your kind words :D

A black chested prinia , august 2011

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed May 14, 2014 9:05 pm

Juvenile PCG ?
August 2011

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Urikaruus july 25th-26th,
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed May 14, 2014 9:21 pm

Some stunning various sightings Goronta :clap: :clap:

Korhaan on the long dune road...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed May 14, 2014 9:27 pm

hesitate, magnificent picture Goronta :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Thu May 15, 2014 5:41 pm

Thanks for your comments Jan,Anne-Marie :D

A different shot of the "Could be Juvenile PGC" :hmz: rather out of frame :redface:

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2015:
Namibia july 21th-22th,
Kgalagadi july 23th-August 3rd,
K.K july 23th-24th,
Urikaruus july 25th-26th,
Nossob july 27th- 28th
Grootkolk july 29th-30th -31st
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Thu May 15, 2014 6:10 pm

Great Korhaan shot Jan. Seems to be calling?? I don't recall ever sighting one of these other than on the dune road drives. Love their colours and you did this one justice with your shot. :clap: :clap:

Goronta, thanks for sharing your lovely shots. Your red head finches are beautiful. There seems to be an abundace of this species in KTP. I have witnessed hundreds especially around the 13th and 14th boreholes. :clap: :clap:
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