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Phalarope, Red

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Phalarope, Red

Unread postby wildtuinman » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:29 pm

Snapped this one this afternoon near Belfast, Mpumalanga.

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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby Scipio » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:39 pm

Nice duck. :big_eyes:

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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby MattAxel » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:47 pm

I also managed to add this great lifer today. Here is one of my shots from this morning.

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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby o-dog » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:59 pm

Great Stuff :thumbs_up:

Found one at 13th Borehold along the Auob river in the Kgalagadi. Was back in 2006...you can find the posting of the image on one of Trvor Hardackers sites :thumbs_up:
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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:52 pm

Looks white to me. :roll:
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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:11 pm

We only get to see the bird outside of its breeding season, BB, and therefor out of its stepouts. Check it out infull breeding plumage on Google...
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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:21 pm

Thanks Joh.

Like the red knot I saw in March then?
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Re: Phalarope, Red

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:58 pm

Bush Baptist wrote:Thanks Joh.

Like the red knot I saw in March then?


Much the same :lol: :wink: :thumbs_up:
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