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Unread postby Muhammad » Thu Feb 07, 2008 9:58 pm

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Unread postby Batmad » Fri Sep 12, 2008 4:05 pm

And these?


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Unread postby Batmad » Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:25 pm

Saw mine in kruger :D

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread postby Bahamut » Wed Oct 29, 2008 12:54 pm

Just got back last night from KNP. Nothing yet from Pafuri to Skukuza, not a peep. They are late :evil: Roberts says they should be here from October to March, maybe they are also waiting for the rain. One of my most favorite calls in the bush.

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Unread postby JoelR » Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:16 pm

Bahamut wrote:They are late :evil:

Not really! According to Prime Origins guide to Best Birding in Kruger earliest arrivals are recorded on November 3th in 1978, 1986 and 1989. Average arrival date is given as November 11th.

I have never seen them before the 10th.

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Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:30 pm

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Unread postby Yolandé Oelsen » Thu Nov 20, 2008 6:36 pm

Here is a set of pic I took last December in Kruger.

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Unread postby Johann » Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:08 pm

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My first half-decent shot of this species. Up to now I've only had really bad ones.
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:36 am

Satara - 17 Nov 2008

A woody sings - video clip by Hawk


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Woodland Kingfisher in Kruger in March?

Unread postby carolynn » Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:51 pm

We will be in Kruger from mid to end March - are we still going to see the woodland kingfisher then? Just love the call - brings back good memories from our trip there in January 2008, our first in the summer.
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Re: Woodland Kingfisher in Kruger in March?

Unread postby woodlin » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:24 am

Hi Carolynn

My all-time favourite bird - hence my username! Last year, we had a Woodlands in our garden in Brooklyn, towards the end of March. I went ballistic!! May well have been a straggler, but I reckon you should still see some in Kruger then? Good luck!
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Re: Woodland Kingfisher in Kruger in March?

Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:38 am

:pray: hoping they are there in still in March ....
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Re: Woodland Kingfisher in Kruger in March?

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:59 am

You may all be very lucky. According to Roberts they are around until April.

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Re: Woodland Kingfisher in Kruger in March?

Unread postby DotDan » Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:22 am

So a lot of them 2 weeks ago, and after the 3rd day we didn't even notice them anymore as they were so common... :lol:


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