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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #120 on: July 31, 2012, 04:25:56 pm »
cool thread!

heres a few of mine:
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #121 on: July 31, 2012, 04:32:51 pm »
Got these on a recent trip to Langebaan.

A family of "klein rooiband suikerbekkie"   "Cinnyris chalybea"   I think its a double collared sunbird in english?

The small chick (just learning to fly)


The female


The male



got the last one just as the male was flying off
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #122 on: July 31, 2012, 08:09:36 pm »
Verry nice pics guys.

Beltzer, that mystery pic of yours is a Sombre Greenbul (old name was Bulbul)

The white eyes are the give away.
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #123 on: July 31, 2012, 09:02:00 pm »
Kaapse suikervoel

 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #124 on: August 01, 2012, 09:06:15 am »
Nice one Dual  ;)
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #125 on: August 01, 2012, 12:52:20 pm »
Hmm very nice pics....

a few I have taken

Cape Rock Thrush
Jackal Buzzard
Marsh Owl
Spectacled Weaver
Thickbilled Weaver
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #126 on: August 02, 2012, 11:21:34 am »
nice pics GRyPH & dual & Dakota
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #127 on: August 13, 2012, 06:37:11 pm »
We live 12 km in from Melkbos near Zone 7 - Western Cape.  This little chap comes by annually, anyone know who he is?
 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #128 on: August 13, 2012, 07:13:40 pm »
Yellow bishop

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #129 on: August 13, 2012, 07:37:57 pm »
Couldn't find this thread this afternoon

 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #130 on: August 19, 2012, 05:13:59 pm »
hungry mouths, must be a mission to feed these, there were three of them!


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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #131 on: August 21, 2012, 06:29:38 pm »
A baby red billed hornbill, Villearea, Snor city

 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #132 on: August 21, 2012, 07:51:35 pm »
Really nice photos on this thread  :thumleft:

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #133 on: August 23, 2012, 01:22:39 am »
A baby red billed hornbill, Villearea, Snor city


Very nice photo, look at the tail... its still a baby! Cant belive they visits the gardens here, ive never seen one here.
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #134 on: August 23, 2012, 01:10:45 pm »
Bluebilled Firefinch
common Waxbill
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #135 on: August 23, 2012, 01:32:35 pm »
granadella bird
This 1st one is the Chrested Barbet
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #136 on: August 23, 2012, 01:33:55 pm »
This one, as far as I can tell, is the Red Billed Hornbill. Spotted in the municipal camping ground at Marloth Park in August of 2010.


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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #137 on: August 23, 2012, 04:50:22 pm »
Bluebilled Firefinch
common Waxbill

HEY i remember where those were taken -- Nice one DD :mwink:
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #138 on: August 24, 2012, 06:34:36 am »
I'd be impressed if anyone regognizes this seasonal visitor to my garden without a bird guide
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #139 on: August 24, 2012, 07:45:03 am »
Dusky Flycatcher maybe