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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:09 pm

Ok, new page! :dance:

The White Browed Sparrow Weavers nest in Bontle - they have such personality and are very tame.

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:38 pm

Singing his little heart out!

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 12:49 pm

Both Yellow and Redbilled Hornbills are regular camp visitors:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:04 pm

There are always Blacksmith Lapwings in the open veld next to the campsite:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:13 pm

Pied Babblers and Crimsonbreasted Shrikes are often seen togehter:

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These little guys just never sit still!

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:18 pm

Pearlspotted Owl:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:21 pm

Grey Go-away Bird:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:23 pm

Red Faced Mousebird:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:25 pm

On top of the mountain - Mocking Cliff Chat:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby saraf » Fri May 18, 2012 1:28 pm

Many thanks for starting this topic AV and to Naomi C for continuing it.

I've just read an old edition of Getaway that had an article of best birding in Limpopo and Marakele was mentioned.
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:29 pm

And lastly - this beauty:

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African Hawk Eagle

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I am still practising on my BIF shots! :redface:

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Fri May 18, 2012 1:31 pm

Will look through my photo's for more Marakele birds! :D

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Mon May 28, 2012 1:59 pm

Some more Marakele birdies:

Chinspot Batis

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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby lion queen » Mon May 28, 2012 2:07 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Beautiful..............a lot of birds I've never seen before!!! :redface:
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Re: Marakele Birds

Unread postby naomi c » Mon May 28, 2012 2:08 pm

Spotted Flycatcher:

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