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Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

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Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

Unread post by Johann » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:54 pm

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Re: Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

Unread post by Yolandé Oelsen » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:01 am

I finally managed to find the Yellow-throated Sandgrouses in the beginning of May, at Chaneng, near Sun City and Pilanesberg NP.
Didn't manage great shots though, as it was the first time playing around with the camera settings off Auto :redface:

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Re: Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:01 am

Successfully twitched this one on 10/01.
He was behind a high wall, and did 2 fly-bys but not great sightings. Then a guy with a Landy arrived, parked next to the wall and allowed everyone to climb onto th roof of the landy to get a better view of the bird. Still not great photos, but still happy to have them!

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Re: Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:55 am

A birdclub outing this past weekend was aimed at finding these birds specifically. The pentad where we found them is about halfway between Harties and Sun City. We were fortunate to see large flocks in the air, and a couple landed quite close to afford some great photo opportunities.

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ImageIMG_0367_WitsBC_201706_ by Karin Mitton, on Flickr

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Re: Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:16 am

Gorgeous Karin!

would love to see them again. I will be off to Sun city in 3 weeks' time.
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Re: Sandgrouse, Yellow-throated

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:48 pm

Beautiful pictures of this awesome sighting Karin! :clap: :clap:
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