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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:08 pm

In july 2008 a familiar chat on Kieliekrankie dune cabin door


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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by CliveK » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:31 pm

Nice shots Goronta. :thumbs_up: Love all those little ones that keep us amused when not driving around.

Here's a few bigger one to share:

The dune runner........

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Testing the water!!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:45 pm

Thanks Jan and CliveK :thumbs_up:


A Marico flycatcher on july 2011

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:52 pm

Great images Goronta and CliveK :clap: :clap:

My small contribution....

Scrub-Robin at the Picnic site ...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:37 pm

What a proud scrub-robin, Jan :clap: :clap:

Nossob july 2011

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:34 am

The same little chap in Nossob




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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:02 pm

On duty at Union's end on july 2011 :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:50 pm

A juvenile tawny eagle (Thanks BB for the ID :thumbs_up: )


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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:59 am

Building a nest is hard work!!!

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:27 pm

Great images lion queen and Goronta :clap: :clap:

Pare of Sandgrouses...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:19 pm

lion queen, Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:

Sandgrouses are beautiful birds
Do you know the difference between the yellow eye-ring and the blue eye-ring ?

Drongo in 2006 (one of my first visit seems a long time ago...)

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:20 pm

Bitterpan august 2011 Morning callImage
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:41 pm

Bitterpan august 2011

After the morning call ,camp investigation by another member of the "flock".

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:48 pm

Another shot of the same guy

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:31 pm

Must be impressive to meet 100 marabou Storks in one flock. :sup:
I've never seen any marabou in Kgaklagadi
Once may be :D

A lonely walker not far from Union's end in august 2011

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