Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Flutterby » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:07 pm

Well spotted RP! \O :yes:

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Richprins » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:34 pm

Merci! O0
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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by ExFmem » Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:11 am

Love Is In The Air

On our recent trip to the KTP (springtime) it seemed like "love was in the air" for many, many species, from insects to raptors and many in between. On one evening drive these secretary birds were in some sort of courtship display atop a potential nesting site. I suspect a new Kalahari family is in the making… 0/0


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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:14 am

Gorgeous pics, Sis ^Q^ ^Q^

These birds are really special \O
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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Richprins » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:50 am

Awesome, Ex! ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Flutterby » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:56 am

Stunning pics Ex! \O \O

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Dindingwe » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:07 pm

Nice courtship behaviour ! Great pictures !

I think I have already posted this close portrait in another thread :

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The same bird, a bit further :

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Kgalagadi, near Mata-Mata, May 2017.

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:29 pm

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Flutterby » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:23 am

Lovely pics Dingindwe and Lis! \O

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Re: Secretary Bird - Bird of the Month November 2018

Post by Peter Betts » Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:21 am

We had lots of rain one night in April and the next morning pre sunrise I found this fella searching the VERY muddy Nossob River bed next to R Puts Camp for flushed out snakes ..opportunists deluxe
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