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Ibis: Hadeda Ibis

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Re: The story of our Guy Fawkes hadedas

Unread post by oddesy » Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:54 am

Sneeugans wrote:The story of our Guy Fawkes
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Hope that helps a bit sneeugans :thumbs_up: Now maybe you can tell us the story :D
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Re: The story of our Guy Fawkes hadedas

Unread post by okie » Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:59 am

Hi Sneeugans . Nice pics :thumbs_up: Much better than I could get with our local breeding pair of Hadedas - their nest high up in a bluegum tree :evil:
Is that the first clutch for this season :hmz:

P.S Don't be put off by JvR - Actually , we are namesakes , but don't tell him because he does not know it . :naughty:
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Re: The story of our Guy Fawkes hadedas

Unread post by Sneeugans » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:25 pm

Thanks for your help Oddesy, thats what I was hoping for, it is much appreciated.
Hello again Okie, I feel better after your nice response, maybe I will scrape the nerve together to try again.
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Re: Ibis: Hadeda Ibis

Unread post by okie » Sun Mar 13, 2011 2:07 pm

This pair of Hadedas bred twice , in different trees , this season since August last year , and now it seems they want to breed again - starting to renovate the first nest they used last year .

The first image of them on the lawn , and the other two images , sitting in tree , preening their feathers .

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7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
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Re: Ibis: Hadeda Ibis

Unread post by Leeukos » Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:31 pm

They might annoy all the dogs in the neighborhood, and make a big noise on takeoff, but there is something beautiful about this bird...

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Re: Ibis: Hadeda Ibis

Unread post by adw » Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:51 pm

I agree with you Leeukos. A handsome bird with a loud call and exude confidence. They even put my pet cats in their place! I always enjoy watching them.

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Re: Ibis: Hadeda Ibis

Unread post by okie » Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:53 pm

Interestingly - our pair of Hadedas started building a new nest this week in the same Eucalyptus tree where they nested last year and raised 4 youngsters . They seem to have chosen this as their winter/spring home - the nest being built on the leeward side of the tree , away from the northwesterly wind that we get in winter/rainy season.
Tread softly , and let your departure not be spoiled by the damage of your arrival

Next :
3 - 6 Sept 2013 - Punda.
7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .


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