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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Augrabies, Kgalagadi, Mokala, Namaqua, |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld
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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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 AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
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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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KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th

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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 AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
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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 AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
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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

BB
I can imagine the story in Nossob hide. :big_eyes:
Lucky, it was only a small CVBT !

African red-eyed bulbul in Gharagab ,july 2011

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Carpe diem

KTP JULY-AUGUST 2017
jul 27th : K.K
jul 28th : Twee
jul 29th : Nossob
30th to aug 1st : Gharagab
aug 2nd to 5th : Grootkolk
aug 6th to 7th : KTC then Namibia and Namaqua : 16th


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