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Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:07 pm

Superb image Dinkybird

This one was taken in Satara camp

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by saraf » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:18 pm

Now I know this is a video of giraffes but just listen to the woodie in the background.

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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:00 am

:clap: :clap: Great :cam: of all the Woodies and videos everyone...very special to me. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Leeukos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:22 pm

A Woodland Kingfisher with a small frog.

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Unread post by Leeukos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:23 pm

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Unread post by Leeukos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:24 pm

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:55 pm

Leeukos,

Stunning pics...great action shot with the frog :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:42 pm

Kruger March 2013

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:34 am

Your first image is that of a brown-hooded kingfisher, Jan.
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:13 pm

Thanks Johan...will move ........ :)

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Unread post by huntsman » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:33 am

At Aloe Creek...

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:20 pm

Few poses for summer...

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:31 pm

:clap: :dance: :clap: :dance: Stunning.. Jan. :clap: :dance: :clap: :dance:
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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by shivati » Thu May 29, 2014 9:13 pm

Always a pleasure to see…on the S100 April 2014

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Re: Kingfisher: Woodland Kingfisher

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:41 pm

Great image shivati :clap: :clap:

Few doubles not often seen together

After the young one left the nest he was always moaning for food...

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