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Heron: Black-crowned Night-

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Unread post by Johann » Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:19 pm


Also seen at Lake Panic in September 2005, early one morning. Seem like we were looking at the same bird cybeR@nger!
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Unread post by Bothali » Tue Mar 21, 2006 7:50 pm

We saw one during the daytime on the low water bridge at Shingwedzi on Sunday. This was our first ever sighting. We took some great pictures, which l'll post when they are available.

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:59 am

It's a resident bird @ Lake Panic. I have seen it probably 85% of the time that I have visited the bird hide there.
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Unread post by Candy's Style » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:33 am

Also seen in broad day light, a juvenile, wading around on the bank. I soon found the adult sitting next to reeds in the water.

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Re: Heron: Black-crowned Night-

Unread post by Wild about cats » Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:25 am

Seen at Lake Panic

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Ludwig » Wed May 12, 2010 3:01 pm

Hello birders,

working on my most recent pictures from Krugerpark I have to recognise:
The more I try the less I can!

I am still not able to identify some birds. Especially starlings.
Greater blue-eared glossy starling or Cape glossy starling . . . . and so on?

Are you willing to help me?

Best regards,


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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Josh of the Bushveld » Wed May 12, 2010 3:47 pm


#28: Looks like a Black-crowned Night-heron
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Re: Heron: Black-crowned Night-

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:08 pm

Last post 2010.... :hmz:

Few images to update site and help with identification ...





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