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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Gary-sp » Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:15 am

Jan

Kind words. Thank you.

Many fantastic pictures on here. Your sandgrouse landing is superb!

Still wading through my pictures. Here's a couple more - southern yellow billed hornbill and swallow tailed bee eaters

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:23 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Super Hornbill and Bee eaters Gary-sp :thumbs_up:

What will KTP be without the sounds of the Korhaan.....

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Unread post by Gary-sp » Wed Aug 03, 2016 7:21 am

Another great pic Jan

Here's a female to go with your male.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Aug 05, 2016 3:09 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Great shot of the female Gary-sp :clap: :clap:

What will KTP be with out the Sociable Weaver.......always busy building their nest...... :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:54 pm

Thank you Hilda :thumbs_up:

Sandgrouses landing at the waterhole...... :dance:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by gannet » Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:47 pm

Acacia Pied Barbet at Dikbaardskolk (a really pretty bird)

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 28, 2016 7:06 pm

Agree..........beautiful bird and images :clap: :clap:

Crimson-breasted Shrike posing.....

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Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:39 am

A juv bateleur

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and taking off
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Unread post by Goronta » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:03 pm

Mister and Miss Namaqua Sandgrouse near Urikaruus jul 2015 :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Goronta » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:21 pm

Thank you manicwalker, hilda :thumbs_up:

Near Mata Mata jul 2015 African red-eyed bulbul

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:42 pm

Thank you hilda

Near M.M jul 2015


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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:46 pm

Time to get the thread active again........ :hmz:

Bee eater with a catch....... :dance:

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Unread post by manicwalker » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:22 am

Beautiful BE photo :clap: :clap: :clap:
Thanks so much Jan, :gflower:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:54 pm

Great shot of this beautiful Bee-eater Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by isinkwe » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:38 pm

Great Sparrow

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