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Re: Latest on Pels Fishing owl?

Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:14 am

Exciting - we will be around the Balule area in December and, though I suppose we will not have the benefit of stiffneck insider information, there is still am outside chance we could see a Pels. I have only seen it once in my life and the weird thing was that I was not even looking for it. I passed a large tree on the H10 and, for some unknown reason, happened to glance back into its shade. There, perched in all its glory was a Pels. At first I did not believe it, but after struggling to keep the binoculars still from overexcitement, there was no doubting the large size and unmistakeable head. Who knows if I will ever see another one, but Kruger has a way of blowing away the opposition, especially if the odds against are large. :D :pray:
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Re: Latest on Pels Fishing owl?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:17 pm

Saw a pair with Joh 4 hours ago, in trees in the first tributary upstream of the Balule bridge over the Olifants on the Balule side.

Howzat for precise Stiffneck insider info OWN?
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Re: Latest on Pels Fishing owl?

Unread postby hilda » Sat Nov 28, 2015 4:05 am

Well done BB! Glad you found them! :dance: :dance:
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