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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:52 pm

Yes you're right Hilda so nice bird
Another one also common but very beautiful

Scrub Robin ?

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:36 pm

Great sighting and images Goronta :dance: :dance:

Bath time at Marie se draai

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:40 pm

Nice bateleurs Jan :clap:

Thanks Anne-Marie for the confirmation of ID :thumbs_up:

The same Kalahari scrub robin

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:38 pm

Tawny eagle ( thanks Bush Baptist)

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:15 pm

Tawny again, the same

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:32 pm

And finally looking at the other side !

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:57 pm

I agree with you ,Rookie and Hilda It looks like more as a Marico Flycatcher.
Thanks :thumbs_up:


Here comes a canary spotted in Grootkolk camp in july 2011


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As Anne-Marie said,here in Europe, canaries are jailed ! :redface:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:08 pm

Great images Rookie and Goronta :clap: :clap:

Bee eater posing

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In flight ...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:05 pm

White-backed Vulture
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KGALAGADI AFTER THE RAIN. MAY 2016.
KGALAGADI AUGUST 2015. THE HUNTER BECAME THE HUNTED
KGALAGADI May 2015
August 2014 short trip to Kgalagadi.
Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard and the "Love Birds"

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:55 pm

Helmeted Guineafowl /Pintade de Numidie
at Union End... 3 or 4 years ago :hmz:

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sorry, I put also the name in French, because my familly has a look at this thread :wink:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:59 pm

I love this bird ! They seem so proud and " without fear " Look at this eye !

Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler in Grootkolk camp , july 2011

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by WillieV » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:14 pm

Cape Turtle-dove.
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KGALAGADI AFTER THE RAIN. MAY 2016.
KGALAGADI AUGUST 2015. THE HUNTER BECAME THE HUNTED
KGALAGADI May 2015
August 2014 short trip to Kgalagadi.
Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard and the "Love Birds"

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by anne-marie » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:26 am

nice one Goronta :clap:

Wattled Starling/Etourneau caronculé
seen in March 2013 (and some other in February 2011)

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:54 am

How lucky can one be anne-marie. Will be on the lookout next time.

(Pied) Avocat at Moravet
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KGALAGADI AFTER THE RAIN. MAY 2016.
KGALAGADI AUGUST 2015. THE HUNTER BECAME THE HUNTED
KGALAGADI May 2015
August 2014 short trip to Kgalagadi.
Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard and the "Love Birds"

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:03 am

Nice birds WillieV and Anne-Marie :thumbs_up:
Avocat and Wattled starling are new sightings for me in KTP :D

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Lucky, it was only a small CVBT !

African red-eyed bulbul in Gharagab ,july 2011

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