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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:33 am

I like the birds cage, Kgalagadi style :lol:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:15 pm

Fork Tailed Drongo

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:21 pm

"it's time for a nice lunch !"

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:55 am

Thank you all of you for your kind comments :clap: :clap: :clap:

A PPCG * :hmz: on Dune road jul 2015

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:48 pm

Bee Eater against a perfect background :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:03 pm

Stunning photo's everyone. :clap: :clap:

Sandgrouse taken at Cubitje Quap waterhole. :D :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Gary-sp » Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:17 am

My wife and I spent six days in Kgalagadi in June. It was our 5th trip to Africa and our first to KTP. We were blown away - so much so that we have already booked 11 nights in KTP for next June. Although I'm not a fully fledged (bad pun!) bird watcher, KTP is definitely bird watching paradise! We saw so many and got hundreds of pics, some good, lots not so good. hopefully you don't mind me sharing some pics and you can help this "fledgling" with identification.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Gary-sp » Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:21 am

Double post trouble there! First time I've added pics so forgive me whilst I am learning.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Gary-sp » Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:25 am

Yet another eagle. So many spotted.
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:53 pm

Wow Gary-sp, beautiful raptor sightings! :clap: :clap:

For bird IDs, kindly post your birds in one of these three topics, and one of our bird experts will soon respond to your ID request! They do not necessarily read travel tales or all the other threads, but they will definitely respond to your requests here:

Identification Help - General Birds

Identification Help - LBJs

Identification Help - Raptors.

You can also spoil us by telling us about all your experiences in the KTP by writing a travel tale here: Travel Tales, and show us all your beautiful pictures! We would LOVE it! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:31 pm

Great images Gary-sp :clap: :clap:

On the double..........all about impressing the ladies... :hmz:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Caracal » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:03 am

A first for me in the park.... :clap:

Short-toed Rock-Thrush seen at Polentswa - 18th July

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Gary-sp » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:08 am

Crimson breasted shrike

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Gary-sp » Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:47 am

Thanks Manicwalker. Totally agree with birds flying away. Over the years I've taken thousands of pictures of just a bit of wing or fresh air after I was too slow and my subject was too quick. One of my favourite birds is the hoopoe. We saw about half a dozen whilst in KTP. Below is the ONLY shot I got of any of them!
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:31 am

Great images and sightings Gary-sp :clap: :clap:

Sandgrouse landing.....

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