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Re: Bird Photo of the month

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:01 am

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Re: Bird Photo of the month

Unread postby hilda » Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:41 am

Congratulations to the winner of the Best Bird Photo for the month of March 2013:

Tobieo - Juvenile Bateleur

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Second best:

Kaapsedraai - Diederick Cuckoo

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Third best:

Jan van Wyk - Pale Chanting Goshawk with kill

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Thank you all for voting, as well as all who nominated the 'mites' pictures!

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Re: Bird Photo of the month

Unread postby hilda » Wed May 15, 2013 12:44 pm

Congratulations to the winner of the Best Bird Photo for the month of April 2013:

Touareg - Male African Jacana carrying babies under wing:

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Congratulations to the 2nd and 3rd best too:

Second best:

Touareg - Coppery-tailed Coucal

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Third best:

Lionspoon - Kori Bustard and Chick

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Thank you all for voting, as well as all who nominated the 'mites' pictures!

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Re: Bird Photo of the month

Unread postby hilda » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:08 pm

Congratulations to the most favourite photo of May 2013 - Touareg - Swallow-tailed Bee-eater diving,

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followed by Kaapsedraai - Giant Heron Feeding Time

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with a joint third place for RichardJ - Barn Owl

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Anne-marie - Martial Eagle in the road - KTP

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Thank you all for nominating all these beautiful pictures, and for voting! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Bird Photo of the month

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:01 pm

Congratulations to the winner of the Best Bird Photo of the month: June 2013:

First place: Touareg - Gabar Goshawk chase

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Congratulations to the runners up:

Second place: Tobieo - Pied Kingfisher with catch

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Third place: Tobieo - Malachite Kingfisher

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Thank you all for nominating all these stunning pictures, and for voting! :clap: :clap:

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Vote for your best bird photo of the month: July 2013

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:51 pm

1. BluTuna - Groundscraper Thrush

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2. Tobieo - Goliath Heron

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3. WillieV - Bateleur

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4. Naomi c - Elegant Blue Crane

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5. Naomi c - Grey Crowned Crane

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6. WillieV - Flamingo in the Kgalagadi

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7. Kaapsedraai - Yellow-billed Kite

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8. Chad Wright - European Roller - Lower Sabie

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9. BluTuna - Cape Turtle Dove

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10. Tobieo - Giant Kingfisher

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11. Jan Van Wyk - Catch of the Day

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12. Touareg - Common Scimitarbill

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13. Tobieo - Jacana Family

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14. WillieV - Immature Lanner Falcon

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15. Tobieo - Jacanas are cute!!

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16. Pumbaa - Pied Kingfisher getting ready for lift-off

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17. Pumbaa - Yellow-billed Kite having a sip

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18. Aat - Bateleur

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19. Aat - Saddle-billed Stork mugshot

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20. Jan van Wyk - African Harrier Hawk - Landing pose

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21. Pumbaa - Green-backed Heron

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Re: Bird Photo of the month

Unread postby hilda » Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:19 pm

Congratulations to the winner of the Best Bird Photo of the month: July 2013!

First place: Tobieo - Jacana family

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Congratulations to the runners up too!

Second place: WillieV - Flamingo in the Kgalagadi

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Four 'mites share the third place:

Jan van Wyk - Catch of the day

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Touareg - Common Scimitarbill

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Tobieo - Jacanas are cute

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Pumbaa - Green-backed Heron

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Vote for your best bird photo of the month: August 2013

Unread postby hilda » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:35 am

1. BluTuna - Kori Bustard having a dust bath

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2. Cape of Storms - Giant Eagle Owl

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3. Dinkybird - Pride and joy :wink:

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4. Pumbaa - Hungry young Grey Hornbill

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5. Kaapsedraai - Pied Kingfisher catching fish

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6. Divine7polo - Yellow-billed Oxpecker... doesn't know which way to turn :lol:

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7. Dupacc - Golden-breasted Bunting

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8. Dupacc - African Fish-Eagle

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9. Heksie - Beautiful little Pearl-spotted Owlet

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10. BluTuna - Beautiful Crimson-breasted Shrike

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11. Wildkyker - Close-up of young Bateleur

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12. Kaapsedraai - Southern Double-collared Sunbird

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13. Pumbaa - Fluffy sleeping beauty next to Satara Bungalow - Scops Owl

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14. Kaapsedraai - Black Harrier in flight.

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15. Jan van Wyk - Black-winged Stilt

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16. Touareg - Woodland Kingfisher

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17. BluTuna - A Lanner Falcon in the road

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18. Kaapsedraai - Crowned Lapwing with chick

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19. Kaapsedraai - Egyptian goose were with her pride and joy

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20. Super Mongoose - Amur Falcon

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21. Tobieo - Female Scarlet-chested Sunbird

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22. Caracal - Cape Batis

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23. Kaapsedraai - Karoo Scrub-robin

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24. Cheetahlady / Ollie - Juvenile Pale Chanting Goshawk

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25. Heksie - White-bellied Sunbird

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26. Isinkwe - Scopsie

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Best Bird Photo for the month of August 2013

Unread postby hilda » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:25 am

Congratulations to the winners of the Best Bird Photo of the month of August 2013:

First place:

Touareg - Woodland Kingfisher

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Second place:

Cheetahlady / Ollie: Juvenile Pale Chanting Goshawk

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Joint Third place:

Kaapsedraai: Egyptian Goose with her pride and joy

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and

Caracal: Cape Batis

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Thank you all for voting, as well as all who nominated the 'mites' pictures! :gflower:

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Vote for your best bird photo of September 2013

Unread postby hilda » Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:44 am

1. Touareg - Little Egret

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2. inado - Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus)

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3. Cheetahlady - Saddle-billed Storks fishing

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4. Tobieo - Darter doing some spearfishing

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5. Jan van Wyk - Immature African Harrier-Hawk

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6. Cheetahlady - Saddle-billed Stork chucking down sushi

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7. Tobieo - Grey Heron chicks

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8. bpgraham@Hotmail.com - Female Red-billed Firefinch

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9. Jan van Wyk - African Jacana

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10. Morkel777 - Black-shouldered Kite

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11. Caracal - Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross

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12. Caracal - Cape Gannet

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13. Caracal - Black-browed Albatross

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14. Morkel777 - Tawny Eagle in Flight

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15. Super Mongoose - Goliath Heron

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16. Super Mongoose - Carmine Bee-eater

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17. Canon - African Hoepoo

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18. Cape of Storms - Saddle-billed Stork in the tree top

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19. Steamtrainfan - Fish Eagle

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20. john n poppy - Marabou Stork

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21. Bushbuddies - Bateleur

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22. Kaapsedraai - Jackal Buzzard

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23. Touareg - two Guinea Fowl fighting

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24. Kaapsedraai - Black-shouldered Kite

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25. Kaapsedraai - Speckled Mousebird

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26. Granjan - Yellow-billed Kite

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27. Touareg - Ground Hornbill in flight

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28. Bushbuddies - Lappet-faced Vulture

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29. john n poppy - Bateleur with reflection

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Winners of the best bird photo of September 2013.

Unread postby hilda » Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:42 pm

:congrats:

Congratulations to the winners of the best bird photo of September 2013: :clap: :clap:

First place:

Touareg: Two Guinea Fowl fighting

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Second place:

Touareg: Ground Hornbill in flight

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Third place:

Kaapsedraai: Black-shouldered Kite

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Vote for your best bird photo of the month: October 2013

Unread postby hilda » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:45 am

1. Bushbuddies - Crested Barbet

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2. john n poppy - Cardinal Woodpecker

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3. Bushbuddies - Martial Eagle

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4. MxM - Squacco Heron attacking and then eating a newt

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5. Esto - Ostrich chicks

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6. Esto - Bateleur

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7. Kaapsedraai - Malachite Kingfisher on top of a spiderweb

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8. Kaapsedraai - Amethyst Sunbird

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9. Kaapsedraai - Knysna Turaco

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10. Jan van Wyk - Dancing Jacanas

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11. John n poppy - White-fronted Bee-eaters

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12. Steamtrainfan - Black-headed Oriole

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13. anne-marie - Green-backed Heron - poor frog... does all it can :?

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14. Imax - Spoonbill / Black Heron tandem:

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15. MxM - Malachite Kingfisher in the cold

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Re: Nominations & Winners - Bird Photo of the month since 20

Unread postby hilda » Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:50 am

Congratulations to the winners of the best bird photo of October 2013: :clap: :clap:

First place:

Kaapsedraai: Knysna Turaco

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Joint 2nd place:

Both go to Kaapsedraai:

Malachite Kingfisher on top of a Spiderweb

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and Amethyst Sunbird

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Joint 3rd place:

Bushbuddies: Martial Eagle

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MxM: Squacco Heron attacking and then eating a Newt

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Vote for your best bird photo of the month November 2013

Unread postby hilda » Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:29 am

Thank you for your nominations for November 2013! You can now vote for your best bird photo of November 2013 and start nominating your best bird photos for December 2013! :thumbs_up:

1. Jan van Wyk - Broad-billed Roller

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2. Kaapsedraai - Red-billed Teal

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3. Kaapsedraai - Half-collared Kingfisher

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4. Pumbaa - African Spoonbill

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5. MxM - Black-headed Heron

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6. HermanPienaar - Egyptian Goose at Sunset dam

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7. Pumbaa - Nightjar

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8. Tobieo - White-faced Duck

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9. Barryels - Bateleur eagle

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10. Johan van Rensburg: Purple-crested Turaco

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11. Johan van Rensburg: Martial Eagle

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12. Canon - Knysna Turaco

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13. Johan van Rensburg: Diderick Cuckoo in flight

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14. Pumbaa - Montagu’s harrier

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Re: Nominations & Winners - Bird Photo of the month since 20

Unread postby hilda » Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:32 pm

Congratulations to the winners of the best bird photo of November 2013: :clap: :clap:

First place:

Kaapsedraai - Half-collared Kingfisher

Second place:

Pumbaa - Nightjar

Third place

Canon - Knysna Turaco.


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