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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 11:00 am

There were also a couple of birdies present

Three Banded Plover

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 11:04 am

Common Greenshank?

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 11:47 am

Opposite the dam there were Carmine Bee-eaters on the telephone wires

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 11:51 am

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 11:54 am

And one on a tree stump

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 11:54 am

And one on a tree stump

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 12:02 pm

By far the most common bird around was the Lesser Grey Shrike

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 1:06 pm

We really tried hard to find the elusive Three Banded Courser but had no luck. We did find this little guy though

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 1:10 pm

And this African Hoopoe

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 1:12 pm

On this drive we found the king of all the Boababs

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 1:13 pm

Just had to take this pic to put the sheer size of this tree into perspective!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 1:20 pm

Hi there, Sparrow! :thumbs_up:

Some other interesting tree-scapes

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread post by naomi c » Fri May 31, 2013 1:23 pm

This rock formation caught my eye

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