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Wagtail; grey

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Yolandé Oelsen
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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by Yolandé Oelsen » Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:16 pm

The Wagtails are still present at Debegeni Falls, Magoebaskloof. You need to be there early or in the late afternoon, and search downstream from the falls too.

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jan 27, 2011 6:33 pm

Beaut of a bird currently at Walter Sisulu. Went to go say hellow to it this afternoon. :wink:

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by Ferdelance » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:50 pm

Hi WTM.

Is the bird around the falls area in WSBG? I think I'll shoot through there on Sunday if the guy is still around and try and get some photos..... :pray:
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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by oddesy » Fri Jan 28, 2011 2:07 pm

Managed to see it :dance: :dance: and got some decent views :D although it was quite far away. Have quite a few pics but they are also not great.

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:37 pm

I also managed some better views today than I had yesterday.....

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WTM??? AGAIN??? SUNDAY???

Are there not better things to chase, like Br-Plumage Caspian Plovers?
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Re: Grey Wagtail

Unread post by Yolandé Oelsen » Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:48 pm

Here are some of mine from yesterday....Thanks RJ for letting me rush up and down between clients until I got half decent photos :lol: :tongue: Much appreciated :thumbs_up:

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by Yolandé Oelsen » Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:55 pm

Also managed some better shots on Friday RJ... btw nice shot.

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by noel » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:39 pm

From October last year
Hope its the same bird

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by walt3 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:51 am

Noel,not the grey wagtail. I think rather one of my favourite singers, the Cape Robin.

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:52 am

noel wrote:From October last year
Hope its the same bird


Cape Robin-chat in your pics, Noel. :D
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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by pantera leo » Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:40 pm

A Grey Wagtail has been reported at Boulders Camp KNP, close to Mopani this morning!

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Re: Wagtail; grey

Unread post by walt3 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:58 am

Spent quite a while watching the eagle pair on the nest on my previous visit. My best black eagle sighting yet. More than 120km round trip to WSBG for me, so will only go there when someone posts another grey wagtail sighting, preferrably with the news that its foot is stuck between two rocks ! :wink:


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