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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by RoelfA » Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:17 am

Great shot Goronta. :clap: :clap:

They call it the rumba dance...... :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:06 pm

Stunning shots! Thanks RoelfA! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:55 pm

Nice rumba RoelfA :clap: :clap: :clap:
Can hear the music :thumbs_up:

A little chap near Union's end

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:11 am

What a beauty Goronta! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:31 pm

Thanks you hilda :gflower:

Canary in Grootkolk

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:35 pm

Near Union's end Namaqua sandgrouse

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:00 am

Thank you for sharing these beautiful pictures Goronta! The beautiful bright yellow of the Canary compensates for the lack of colour in the bush! The Sandgrouse is such a beautiful bird! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:39 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Superb sightings and images of the small birdies of KTP!!

Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:36 pm

Thanks a lot hilda and Jan :thumbs_up:

Kori bustard on the road to Union's end jul 2015


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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:43 pm

The same guy or lady :hmz:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:07 am

Kori bustards are incredible and rather elegant with beautiful colored feathers :thumbs_up:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:15 am

I love the Kori Bustards Goronta! Stunning images of this special bird! Thanks for sharing! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:54 pm

Thank you hilda

A cute drongo close up in Dikbaardskolk

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2016: A short one to Northern Kruger
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:49 am

A beautiful close-up of the Fork-tailed Drongo Goronta! :clap: :clap:
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Nights in KNP - 2016
17 - 19 October - Letaba
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:01 pm

Another contribution to this topic.......

Namaqua sandgrouse
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and more in flight
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