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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:58 am

A Kalahari Scrub-Robin who came very often to the perimeter when we were in Grootkolk
They are cute birds :D



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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
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Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Jul 08, 2014 10:13 pm

Thanks eos5d :thumbs_up:


A jumping prinia ,not easy to spot in the dry yellow winter grass :o



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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:32 pm

Yes hilda we have to be on alert at any time :D
As I am tonight in Amsterdam on a business trip watching TV while posting on the forum
Good luck to Argentina and to Holland :thumbs_up:
Sorry Mods for this small breach of the rules :pray: :rtm:
This Tit- Babblerguy has an eye on us from Grootkolk :big_eyes:


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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Robbert » Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:27 pm

Lovely bird Goronta, thanks for sharing!
(The match doesn't turned out very well for us over here in Holland :? )
Well back to the reality....
"Walking to the office"

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:32 pm

Thanks hilda :gflower:


Beautiful secretary eos5d :D (Good luck for tonight)

Another secretary bird near KK july 2011

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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:17 pm

Just love the Secretary bird....they always walk like royalty/// :hmz:

Rob and Goronta...superb sighting and images!!

My contribution.......pose after the rain...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:44 pm

Your Highness ,Jan,seems to have lost his haughtiness :D

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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:10 pm

Thanks Jan , umtali1 for your comments :D
It's a motivation to keep on posting pictures we want to share :thumbs_up:

Another image of secretary birds near KK



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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:17 pm

Another classic with a blue sky...

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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:09 pm

Thanks a lot hilda :gflower:

Another bird we love in Kgalagadi as a daily visitor to all places where we stopped or slept


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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:40 pm

Kori Bustard gently strolling in Kgalagadi

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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Jul 20, 2014 2:01 pm

Thanks eos5d :thumbs_up:
As you can see with my avatar Hornbill is one of my best friends !
I do hope you will solve your technical issues.It's always a nightmare when troubles start with our precious images :mrgreen:

In the meantime let's share the same Kori Bustard in winter landscape

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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:53 pm

Thanks for your comments Jan :thumbs_up:

Hopping guy in Gharagab

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KRUGER OCT 22th- NOV 1st :D
Oct 21st : Leaving Paris :dance:
Oct 23-24th : Punda Maria Safari Tent
Oct 25-29th : Pafuri
Oct 30th : Shimuwini
Nov 2nd : Back :cry:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Robbert » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:45 pm

Another one from the past.

Rock Kestrel with prey at sunset sitting on top of a Sociable Weaver nest.

(It was a bit far away :( )

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:04 pm

Just love the golden light Rob...super image!!

Bea-eater catch.........

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