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 Post subject: Phalarope, Red
Unread postPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:29 pm 
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Snapped this one this afternoon near Belfast, Mpumalanga.

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
Unread postPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:39 pm 
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Nice duck. :big_eyes:

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
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I also managed to add this great lifer today. Here is one of my shots from this morning.

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
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Great Stuff :thumbs_up:

Found one at 13th Borehold along the Auob river in the Kgalagadi. Was back in 2006...you can find the posting of the image on one of Trvor Hardackers sites :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
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Looks white to me. :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
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We only get to see the bird outside of its breeding season, BB, and therefor out of its stepouts. Check it out infull breeding plumage on Google...

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
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Thanks Joh.

Like the red knot I saw in March then?

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 Post subject: Re: Phalarope, Red
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Bush Baptist wrote:
Thanks Joh.

Like the red knot I saw in March then?


Much the same :lol: :wink: :thumbs_up:

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