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Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Batmad » Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:41 pm

Please post you favourite bird on this thread!!

Mine is proballey Pels :mrgreen:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:10 pm

Mine's much smaller but the cutest little critter - The Cape White Eye.
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:24 pm

oh dear,
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what entertains me, makes me laugh, is every where, plucky, full of character...
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attacking dogs, eagles, ... anything..

our common little Plover.
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by RosemaryH » Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:40 pm

Hard to choose Batmad, I have so many favourites :hmz: but....
Since learning (here on this very forum :clap: ) that it takes a Bateleur 7years to obtain it's beautiful colours, it's my favourite at the moment. :) I hope my other favourites understand!
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Unread post by Pjw » Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:32 am

Difficult one Batmad Can I choose 2?
The Fish eagle, because it is beautiful and its call represents the African bush for me
And the Bru Bru a pretty small bird with a lovely call
Did I say 2 :hmz: How about the Gray headed bush shrike. Better stop now or I'll go on all day :lol:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Boorgatspook » Sun Oct 26, 2008 12:05 pm

:hmz: Difficult, but mine is also the Fish Eagle.....

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Unread post by Batmad » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:46 pm

Although i also like the sandpipers :mrgreen:
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Unread post by JenB » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:02 pm

The chap with the red waistcoat and underpants, Chrimson-breasted Shrike. :wink:
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Unread post by suefish » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:18 pm

Definatley the fish eagle, i just love to listen to them calling
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Unread post by G@mespotter » Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:26 am

Bateleur big time :lol:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Imax » Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:39 am

My everyday favourite - mimicking my telephone, scrubbing in the scrub, but always neat and well mannered!

The little Cape Robin-Chat

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Unread post by Safrica » Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:00 pm

I´d also go for the Fish Eagle...
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Unread post by billyf » Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:47 pm

My favourite bird has to be the Lilac Breasted Roller - because I always see it in KTP - my favourite place :D
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:58 pm

I don't think I could answer, without hurting the feelings of my 957+ other favourites!!!

Southern Boubou, because of its duets! And ability to make think Im hearing a new bird every day! :D :twisted:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Bundu_SA_Guy » Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:01 pm

I must agree with BillyF, the Lilac Breasted is my fav ... the colours are amazing ...
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