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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by BushFairy » Thu May 20, 2010 12:17 am

Aw!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: You are so lucky Bushmom!! They don't occur where I'm from and have to be one of my favourite parts of being in camp in Kruger - very entertaining little birds!
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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Thu May 20, 2010 6:33 pm

These guys also breed in my garden back in JHB, always drawing attention from the lesser honeyguides! :twisted:
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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:34 pm

Seen along the Croc River in May this year.

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Unread post by Dupacc » Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:51 am

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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:52 pm

I see them often here in town. they are (to me) the most beautiful "garden-bird" -Birds that come visit your garden. I'll often tell my family, I've seen my bird again today - as if they belong to me and as if it's the same bird visiting. hahaha
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by mvtm » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:35 pm

Here is the other:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by mattib » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:38 pm

your other friend is a crested barbet :thumbs_up:
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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by mvtm » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:39 pm

Thank You!!
Which one is rarer? Are they exotic or.. hahaha.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by mattib » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:41 pm

They are both found all over SA
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by mvtm » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:53 pm

Yup,ty. Let me see if i find other ... birds are a bit small in photo thumbnails, so i am actually trying to find the other one.

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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by Leeukos » Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:15 pm

Some pictures of the Crested Barbet I took in the Kruger.

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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:21 pm

Saw three on the S114 last Saturday :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:51 am

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Re: Barbet, Crested

Unread post by Leeukos » Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:34 am

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