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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by elpaco » Mon May 16, 2016 3:48 pm

good to know
thanks for the ID wildtuinman !

and thanks also to arks
I need to figure out how I can come to the KNP for 3 months
Looking for a Pel's ...

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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by arks » Mon May 16, 2016 10:22 pm

:redface: thank you both for the compliments :redface: :D
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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by Albert » Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:12 am

Just back from Kruger; some rather interesting sightings (for me at least):

Hottentot Teal (at Nshawu #3).
Capped Wheatear (photographs below) at Thihongonyeni:

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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:22 am

Thihongonyeni is the place to find Capped Wheatear.

The teal is a fantastic find, well done!
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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:29 am

Beautiful pictures of the Capped Wheatear Albert! :clap: :clap:

Hottentot Teal - wonderful sighting of a beautiful duck! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by Highbury » Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:45 am

Just returned from a trip to Mopani. Three new Kruger ticks (Pied Avocet, Familiar Chat and Pied Crow) takes me to 323. Saw 4 Pied Avocets at Engelhard dam. Other good sightings were Lanner Falcon at Kanniedood dam, Capped Wheatear at Tihongonyeni. Mopani is an underrated area. I have seen Cape Teal, Hottentot Teal, Purple Heron, Redwinged Pratincole and many good raptor sightings in that area in the past.

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Re: Recent Interesting Kruger sightings

Unread post by hilda » Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:17 pm

Great bird sightings Highbury! :clap: :clap:

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