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Stork, Saddle-billed

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 8:23 am

This was taken at Sunset Dam in the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 8:24 am

This was taken at Sunset Dam in the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:17 pm

Great images

Few of our own sightings

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by granjan » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:35 pm

Saw this pair on th S100 in April.

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there were quite a few juveniles around, too.
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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by ekoppen » Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:16 pm

Spotted east end S127. Another of my wife's great shots
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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:15 pm

Great series of images :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:51 pm

Girivana near Satara

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:20 pm

Literally saw at least one at every waterhole we stopped at. I took photos of them all and will go through them to see if we have seen some of the same individuals at different locations during our trip.

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Ex-Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:02 pm

Hello Guys

Just came back from Kruger. Satata, Tamboti, Pretoriuskop area, got a few unknowns and confirmations.

7. - Tshokwane, with the huge amounts of woolly storks, is this a juvenile
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MattAxel » Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:05 pm

Okay I haven't checked any books or references yet, but here is what I get at first glance:

7. Juvenile Saddle-billed Stork

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:50 pm

S34 grave road near Tshokwane

We were watching for an hour before he was rewarded with a meal :dance: :dance:

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:43 am

Full frame of our wonderful sighting...

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:12 pm

Such a beautiful Bird....

Close up

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Portrait ...

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Yoda » Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:25 pm

Jan Van Wyk,

Lovely photos

What camera (body & lens) were you using if I may ask?

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Re: Stork, Saddle-billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:19 pm

Thank you for the comment yoda :dance:

I am using a 100 -400mm Canon lens and an old Canon 40D and sometimes using my sons Mark IV... :D


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