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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:03 am 
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Nice birds WillieV and Anne-Marie :thumbs_up:
Avocat and Wattled starling are new sightings for me in KTP :D

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Lucky, it was only a small CVBT !

African red-eyed bulbul in Gharagab ,july 2011

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:15 am 
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African red-eyed bulbul,Gharagab july 2011

Are you still there ?

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great sighting and images!!!! :clap: :clap:

Crimson-breasted Shrike in the open

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Beautiful crimson-breasted shrike , Jan :clap: :clap:
All my shots of this "hopping bird" are quite blurred :wall:

Laughing dove in Mata Mata rest camp


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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Beautiful bird WillieV :clap: :clap:

Pygmy Falcon in july 2011 , not far from Union's End

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great sightings and image!!!

Love the Tawny's

Young Tawny drinking.....

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Very nice Tawny .Well captured :clap: :clap:

I found a shot of this hopping Crimson-breasted Shrike not too blurred

Crimson-breasted Shrike in Gharagab july 2011


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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:18 pm 
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Cape sparrow ,female ?


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Need confirmation of ID ,thanks

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Cape sparrow ,female ?


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Hi Goronta

Looks like a Southern Grey-headed Sparrow to me. It does not have the white line above the eye (female Cape sparrow).

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Immature Lanner Falcon
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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Fork-tailed drongo in july 2011 , in the same tree where I took the shot of a pigmy falcon


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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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And now the two !

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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked


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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Great sightings Goronta :clap: :clap:

Lappet-faced Vulture

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Dusky Sunbird/Souimanga fuligineux
saw at Kieliekrankie, January 2012

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 Post subject: Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi
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Sabota Lark/Alouette sabota

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there is several sorts of Lark in/at the little point of view, just after Houmoed (at the arrival of the Leeuwdril trail... or someting like that, sorry don't remember exactly the name :redface: )

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