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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby oddesy » Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:14 am

I had a great sighting of a giant kingfisher yesterday :dance:
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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Impisi08 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 10:49 pm

On the bridge near Lower Sabie

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Unread postby Mike1916 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:46 pm

Also on a Bridge near Lower Sabie

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:40 pm

A Giant Kingfisher.

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:41 pm

Another Giant Kingfisher.

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:42 pm

And another Giant Kingfisher.

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:39 pm

Some of my sightings

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:00 pm

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:08 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:08 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:09 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:09 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:13 pm

Kruger

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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Johann » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:44 pm

Female on the Luvuvhu river bridge, Pafuri in January 2012.
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Re: Kingfisher, Giant

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:53 pm

First time we saw the Giant hunting Crab..look at the size of the Crab!!

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