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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby p@m » Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:26 pm

We had a great meet :clap: :clap: :dance:

Just wait until Lionspoon & Spots tell you what they saw :hmz: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

RichardJ & Rusty -- it was great to meet you both at last :thumbs_up:

BB & SO & Rookie -- great to see you all again too :thumbs_up:

I did remember to take a camera -- and even took it out as everyone was leaving :lol:

So sorry -- no pics :dance: :lol:

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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:04 pm

:wall: Hardly said 5 words to LS & Spots.

Maybe when we eat out we should change seats every half hour.

Thanks p@m, it saw great to see them again, and meet 'new' and 'old' faces.
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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby Lionspoon » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:54 am

True, BB - :(

Either doing it your way next time (but always leaving food
and drink behind - now, that should be interesting :twisted: )
or ask the restaurant to set up a square lay out for the tables. :thumbs_up:

Still it was a great night out!
Loved to meet some new faces :yaya: Rookie, Rusty and RichardJ.
And were happy to meet up again with people we already knew - :yaya: p@m & SO and BB & SO!

Thanks so much for organizing this for us all, p@m :gflower:

And thanks for doing the long trek, in some cases, to come and meet Spots and me! :k

BTW, I had my camera with me as well... :redface: :doh:
Summer 2014 - Oz! It was awesome!

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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby Rookie » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:10 pm

Must echo the sentiment - Thanks to p@m for arranging.

Lovely to meet Lionspoon and Spots, RichardJ and Rusty.

Maybe a round table next time, but an enjoyable evening anyway!
Glad everybody got home safely.
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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:55 pm

Pleased to hear you are home safely LS and Spots...sorry the holiday is over, but then your next trip is back to KTP :D

Good to meet you All :thumbs_up: .......

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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby Caracal » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:24 pm

@ Lionspoon...it was great meeting you and Spots up at Kirstenbosch :D ...I am sorry that the birds didn't really play along though :cry: .... but at least the owl was in residence :thumbs_up:

As promised.... a list of the birds that we saw.....

Spotted Eagle Owl
Malachite Sunbird
Orange-breasted Sunbird
Southern Double-collared Sunbird
Black Saw-wing
Black Sparrowhawk
Jackal Buzzard alongside what I am convinced of (when I look at my extremely “blurd” photo) is an African Harrier Hawk
Pied Crow
Eygptian Goose
Cape Spurfowl
Hadeda Ibis
Red-winged Starling
Cape Canary

We heard the loud-mouthed Karoo Prinia as well as the Sombre Greenbul.

Oh and let’s not forget the dove that we saw high up in a tree outside the restaurant… :wink:

Oh and the big butterfly that I was so excited about is called a “Table Mountain Beauty”

And I had such an amazing sighting of an African Goshawk on the way home !!!
(which you can see here )

I am pleased that you have arrived home safely :thumbs_up: and enjoy looking forward to your next KTP trip...:)

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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby Rookie » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:05 am

Gee Caracal, with such an impressive list, I think I need to arrange a "meet" with you and Scouter in the garden some time. :whistle:

Went yesterday and saw some interestingly coloured Sunbirds which I will post for ID. Didn't see ANY of the raptors......but then I am so unfit that I was probably watching my feet more than looking up while I slogged and huffed and puffed up the hill to the Protea garden! :lol: :lol:
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Re: CT - Meet Lionspoon and Spots ?

Unread postby Caracal » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:04 am

Anytime Rookie...I keep telling you that !!!!
AND I know a few not so steep paths that can get you up to the proteas and ericas.....
I cannot wait for the aloes to come into flower..much fun to be had with the Sunbirds then. It starts off with "oh look at that gorgeous little sunbird" and ends up with " Why can that flippen @#$^%&*^%$ sunbird not sit still for a decent :cam: :evil: :twisted: ............but loads of fun none the less !!!!


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