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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Sun Jul 26, 2015 10:21 am

Awesome shot of the Bee-eater with his catch PAPA SMURF! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:12 pm

What a beauty.......great shot PAPA SMURF!!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sat Aug 15, 2015 6:54 pm

Beautiful photos here!!! RichardJ - I also agree with Juv Gymnogene. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:56 pm

Time for a drink....before the long way back...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:48 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: !!!
Great action shot Jan! Lovely to see the droplets of water flying around.
The sandgrouse is one of our favourite birds, love the sound of their calls when they are coming to drink. Often you hear them calling before you will actually see them.

Thanks a lot for sharing!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:40 am

Beautiful picture Jan! :clap: :clap:

Robbert wrote:Often you hear them calling before you will actually see them.


Very true! :D
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby umtali1 » Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:10 am

Only a small bird - A familiar chat
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Sun Nov 01, 2015 5:45 am

Beautiful picture umtali1! Chats are such dainty little birds! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:06 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Super portrait umtali1... :clap: :clap: :clap:

Double pose Bee eater...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby umtali1 » Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:15 pm

Thank you Hilda and Jan van Wyk. I am really pleased to have some pictures to share :D

Tawny eagles.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby umtali1 » Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:17 pm

Crimson breasted bush shrike

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:27 am

Great shot of those Tawny Eagles umtali1, as well as the Crimson-breasted Shrike .... Barry's favourite Kgalagadi bird! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:08 pm

Beautiful sightings and images umtali1 and thank you for sharing.......more please... :thumbs_up:

Vulture pose...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby umtali1 » Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:34 pm

Common scimitarbill and reflection

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Chestnut vented tit-babbler (I think)
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:48 pm

Superb images, thank you Jan and umtali1! :clap: :clap:
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6 - 8: Crocodile Bridge
9 - 11: Lower Sabie
12 - 13: Biyamiti
14: Return home


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