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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1180 on: November 29, 2017, 02:18:28 pm »
One for the "twitchers". Lyrics to a song I'm currently working on  :biggrin:
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« Reply #1181 on: November 29, 2017, 04:01:58 pm »
Very true, they are getting a raw deal.
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1182 on: November 29, 2017, 04:20:37 pm »
Pied Crows are a menace
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« Reply #1183 on: November 29, 2017, 05:48:49 pm »
Pied Crows are a menace

Only because they're not scarce  :biggrin:
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1184 on: December 03, 2017, 04:59:35 pm »
Barbet peering out
 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1185 on: December 09, 2017, 08:10:01 am »
Some from our recent visit to Wilderness, Eb an Flow

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« Reply #1186 on: December 09, 2017, 08:13:08 am »
I tried my luck with this little Pied Kingfisher, but she was just to far and to fast. 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1187 on: December 13, 2017, 02:17:11 pm »
Was very lucky this morning, quick drive through our neighbourhood.

Four different raptors in less than an hour.
 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1188 on: December 13, 2017, 02:59:19 pm »
Nice pics Vis Arend! Frank you must have a lot of food for them in your neighbourhood!
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« Reply #1189 on: December 13, 2017, 03:47:48 pm »
Nice pics Vis Arend! Frank you must have a lot of food for them in your neighbourhood!

Particularly lots of monkeys for the Crowned eagle, Tony. I'm just concerned about our pups being taken
 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1190 on: December 13, 2017, 04:26:51 pm »
Fanks TtB.

Nice pics frakmac.

Some more from our trip.

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1191 on: December 13, 2017, 04:30:05 pm »
More............
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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1192 on: January 13, 2018, 01:43:11 pm »
The Honey-guide has been trying all morning to lure the Barbet out its nest in order to foist its eggs onto the host. This Barbet, however, is not falling for that one and the female remains in the nest whilst the male chases off the brood parasite
 

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Re: Birds of South Africa
« Reply #1193 on: January 13, 2018, 02:55:35 pm »
Fanks TtB.

Nice pics frakmac.

Some more from our trip.
Pic DSC4135. "A picture is worth a thousand words!"

Well done!