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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:42 pm

Nice Black chested snake eagles shots umtali1 :clap: :clap: :clap:
Indeed a festival :thumbs_up:

Jan and shfish :hmz:
I wonder since last july what is the kill ?
It's seems to be a fluffy young bird .A PCG is possible :hmz:

A groundscraper thrush in Mata Mata camp aug 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 Apr 07, 2016 2:28 pm

Thanks Jan for your kind words :thumbs_up:

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Near Mata Mata grey hornbill 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 Jan van Wyk » Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:38 pm

Great sighting and image Goronta! Just love the sounds when they call why flying!!

Thank you for sharing!

Think it is a young Goshhawk ....... :hmz:

Not pin sharp but still a great sighting :dance: :dance:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Fri Apr 08, 2016 5:08 pm

Thanks lion queen :thumbs_up:
Last year in august we saw grey hornbill at 2 occasions, the first one was near MM and the second one below on Dune road :dance: :dance:
Nice image Jan and indeed a great sighting :clap: :clap: :clap:



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Dune road 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 RoelfA » Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:37 am

Great shot Goronto. :clap: :clap:

Taken near Mata Mata. :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:04 am

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Ostrich bath time!
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:37 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Great shot Roelf.....love the BG and colours.

Perfect bath shot LQ!!

Drongo....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:46 am

Lovely Drongo Jan!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Family Photo

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by 4otomo » Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:06 pm

Takeoff! close to Twee Rivieren...
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Apr 16, 2016 5:57 pm

A nice couple in a golden light

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Nossob restcamp by the shop 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 kyknetta » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:06 pm

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:25 pm

Sunbird near Mata Mata aug 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 jaffles » Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:06 pm

Common Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) Sichelhopf


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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:57 am

Feeding the chicks

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