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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
Unread postPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 8:23 am 
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This was taken at Sunset Dam in the Kruger National Park.

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Great images

Few of our own sightings

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Saw this pair on th S100 in April.

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13041140412 137 by jansp, on Flickr

there were quite a few juveniles around, too.
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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Spotted east end S127. Another of my wife's great shots
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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Great series of images :clap: :clap: :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Girivana near Satara

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Literally saw at least one at every waterhole we stopped at. I took photos of them all and will go through them to see if we have seen some of the same individuals at different locations during our trip.

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Busy sorting out our holiday Cd's from a couple of years back (2009) ...found these photos of a Saddlebill collecting grasses for a nest...
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 Post subject: Ex-Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hello Guys

Just came back from Kruger. Satata, Tamboti, Pretoriuskop area, got a few unknowns and confirmations.

7. - Tshokwane, with the huge amounts of woolly storks, is this a juvenile
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Okay I haven't checked any books or references yet, but here is what I get at first glance:

7. Juvenile Saddle-billed Stork


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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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S34 grave road near Tshokwane

We were watching for an hour before he was rewarded with a meal :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Full frame of our wonderful sighting...

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Such a beautiful Bird....

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Portrait ...

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 Post subject: Re: Stork, Saddle-billed
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Lovely photos

What camera (body & lens) were you using if I may ask?


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