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Owl: Pel's Fishing

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Re: Owl: Pel's Fishing

Unread post by johanrebel » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:01 pm

onewithnature wrote:I think many people, however, would give a lot to see even one of those Pel's sightings, Johan.
Of course, I fully understand that.

Funny thing is, my first ever Pel's sighting required no effort whatsoever. Drove to the Fig Tree forest in Mkuze, got out of the car, crossed a donga, and there they were. Two of them. It was a cinch, took not even two minutes, and back then I had no idea that it was a special sighting. I saw Pel's before I saw most other southern African owls.

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Re: Owl: Pel's Fishing

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:58 am

8) Soon we'll be dubbing your Mr. Pels, JR. :wink:
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Re: Owl: Pel's Fishing

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:41 pm

This was last may exactly the 5th at 7.55 pm in Pafuri camp (Makuleke concession).We were back from a nice drive and this guy was waiting for us .
We had a first quick sighting a few years ago of a Pel's fishing owl (without picture :mrgreen: )


This one lasted a little bit longer :thumbs_up: Round the( Crooks) Corner ...




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Re: Owl: Pel's Fishing

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:40 pm

Quite brilliant!

I will be there in early November and will look out for it.
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