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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:08 am

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:43 pm

Morning drink at Grootkolk :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:55 pm

Nice rumba RoelfA :clap: :clap: :clap:
Can hear the music :thumbs_up:

A little chap near Union's end

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
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29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:31 pm

Thanks you hilda :gflower:

Canary in Grootkolk

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:35 pm

Near Union's end Namaqua sandgrouse

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:36 pm

Thanks a lot hilda and Jan :thumbs_up:

Kori bustard on the road to Union's end jul 2015


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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:43 pm

The same guy or lady :hmz:

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:07 am

Kori bustards are incredible and rather elegant with beautiful colored feathers :thumbs_up:

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:54 pm

Thank you hilda

A cute drongo close up in Dikbaardskolk

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:01 pm

Another contribution to this topic.......

Namaqua sandgrouse
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and more in flight
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:02 pm

Two secretary birds on the approach to Mata Mata
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https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?&t=93948

2013 Mokala and KNP,
2015 "Cape Town to Namibia border" - Ebb and Flow, Karoo NP, Mokala, Augrabies & KTP

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:38 pm

Thanks for the comments hilda and Jan :D

Nice images umtali1 :clap: :clap: :clap:
Finally you've got the sandgrouses flying :thumbs_up:

A small Marico flycatcher at Kamqua picnic site in august 2015

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by bridger1215 » Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:50 am

Bateleur at the Cubitje Quap waterhole. Oct 2015

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:08 pm

Not the most common in Kgalagadi but usual in each camp :wink:

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Urikaruus jul 2015
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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Mar 12, 2016 4:48 pm

Thanks Jan ,hilda :thumbs_up:

Near Mata Mata july 2015, red dunes in the background :D

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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th/ 28th : K.K
29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D


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