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Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:23 pm

Anyone else seen this bird??
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Scottm » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:39 pm

Seen a family of four in Mill Park, Port Elizabeth, on the edge of the Valley. I would like to have taken a pic, but rather just watched, than fetch the camera and miss the special moment. Apparently they are often sighted in the area.
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:44 pm

Thanks Scottm :)
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by o-dog » Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:45 am

Seen them from Knysna north. Seen Livingstone's Subspecie (however you want to define it) around moz border, Kosi Bay etc. And also seen them at Vic Falls. I think also a different Sub species up there.
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Johann » Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:46 am

Most of my sightings have been in the forests of Magoebaskloof. At the hotel, down Woodbush drive, Lesodi trail, Debengeni falls and at Rooikoppies (the Bat Hawk site).
Other sightings have been at God's Window (near Graskop) and Hanglip Forest (Makhado).
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:12 pm

Taken in East London, at Nahoon, today:

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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:37 pm

Beautiful photo DB :clap: :clap:

I have seen it in Knysna and the colour under the wings is fabulous.
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by karibaeve » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:29 pm

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I took this pic this afternoon in my garden, with my new camera. Just Love this bird :D
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:46 pm

Oribi Gorge KZN

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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Johann » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:18 pm

Kranshoek near Plettenberg Bay
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On one of the trails at Ebb & Flow camp in Wilderness
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Re: Turaco: Knysna (Loerie)

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:44 am

My dream come true - Seen near Sedgefield December 2015

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