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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:40 pm 
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Thanks for the info Bush Baptist :thumbs_up: Nobody uploaded an Abdims image before, and thats why I thought it must be a rare sighting.... :)


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Abdim's Stork, January 2012

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:hmz: what about these ones :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Lovely photos AM!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Birds nt being my strong point! :redface: I'll post some photos tomorrow of what may or maynot be some storks!! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Missed the Abdim's uploaded previously, thanks for the correction :thumbs_up: ...but for me still a rare sighting ,never saw one in KTP :D

Full frame Kori Bustard

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Interesting pictures on this active thread :thumbs_up:
Thank you,Merci Anne-Marie for your ID :gflower: . I try but :redface:

Beautiful shots OomDaan :thumbs_up:
Nice Courser eos5d first time for me
And Abdims storks never seen except on this forum
Thanks RoelfA and Anne-Marie :clap: :clap:

My friend in july 2011 at the end of the day close to K.K camp


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Lovely photo Goronta!! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Thank you lion queen for your kind words :thumbs_up:

Common for sure but a bird seen in Kgalagadi ... :D

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Goronta they can entertain me for hours!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

November we had one at KTC, I put out a deep tupper bowl with water forit, next moment it was in the water taking a bath!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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I agree lion queen they are very very intelligent birds
When a child (a long long time ago... ) I had a tame one.

In the series Birds and blue sky (I do not dare an ID, Anne-Marie is watching...) :D

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Bontebok:16-17th
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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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:lol: :lol: Goronta, LBJ is the easiest!!

I love how they sometimes sit and watch you while you try and get a beautiful photo!! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great sightings Goronta :clap: :clap:

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

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Goronta wrote:
...... In the series Birds and blue sky (I do not dare an ID, Anne-Marie is watching...) :D ......
:lol: I call them "moustache" to remember they are not Sparrow :thumbs_up: (Scaly-feathered Finch)
I like when the name is with the pictures.... new people, new birders can learn a bit :thumbs_up:
beautiful pictures, all :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Anne-Marie

Thanks for your help

:gflower: :gflower: :gflower: :k

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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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Melvlei picnic site in july 2008

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


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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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:lol: and nice one :dance:

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