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Raptors of KTP

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:12 pm

Great sighting lion queen....may be Kites?

Vulture enjoying the rain water....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:32 pm

Thank you lion queen :D :D

Big brother.....Lappet-faced Vulture

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:20 pm

Free meal with all the Elande laying around....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:15 pm

Thank you all for the comments :thumbs_up:

Close up of a young Goshawk against a perfect BG....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:18 pm

Thank you CliveK, Goronta and lion queen for the kind comments....appreciated :thumbs_up:

Vulture after a rain bath ....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:15 pm

Wow ...Philip1 and CliveK.....really appreciate your comments :thumbs_up:

Young Goshawk in perfect early morning golden light...

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by wildc » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:48 pm

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After a huge thunderstorm near kij kij we came across this beautiful Batuleur. Spent quite a time eating small insects then... take off.
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:03 pm

Superb Bateleur in flight wildc :clap: :clap: :clap:

Tawny take off......

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:04 pm

Young Goshhawk on the hunt....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:26 pm

Young Bateleur...

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:46 pm

Bateleur near Nossob...

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Herkaun » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:01 pm

Admiring the sunset from his "deck".

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My blood dried up! I now have RED SAND in my veins!

Nossob: 3-5 January 2014

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:15 pm

Wow...Herkaun...stunning light and image :clap: :clap:

Tawny waiting for better days...

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Herkaun » Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:36 am

Thanks Jan. Just wish we had more action. Being harassed for getting to close to the "neighbour".

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Looking a bit rattled.

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My blood dried up! I now have RED SAND in my veins!

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:15 pm

Takeaway...........

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