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Swift, African Palm-

Unread postby wildtuinman » Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:30 pm

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Re: Swift, African Palm-

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:53 pm

They are tough birds to photograph: they move like lightning!

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After WTM posted his pix I realised that I do not have any shots of this palm-swift in my collection. It being a very common bird here in Middelburg, I set off this morning with the express goal of getting this bird on my photography list. Very frustrating to have only one passable shot to show for three hours work!
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