Garden Bird Pictures

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Flutterby » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:35 am

Nice sighting RP. \O

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:12 pm

Wowee Flutterby - Rosey Faced lovebirds in the wild - Stunning.

R.P. - Gymnogene in Nelspruit - Well done. We never had them in town when we lived there.
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:25 pm

Some visitors to our garden over the past few days.

Seen but not photographed - a first time for me: African Olive-Pigeon. I am now going to be waiting for it to return sometime. I first thought that it was a speckled pigeon but then I noticed the very distinctive yellow beak and feet.

Burchells Coucal.
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Dark capped bul bul
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Grey Hornbill on a very misty morning.
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Red-wing Starling.
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White-eye.
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Brown-hooded kingfisher.
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A masked weaver in a hibiscus tree.
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by nan » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:34 pm

all that in your garden 0=
what a chance O/\ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Amoli » Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:07 am

Stunning STF .. \O

Love the redwing starling ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Mel » Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:19 am

You Saffies really make all green with the nice variety of birds you get
to see in your backyard 0*\ ( ;-) )

Great pix, but the coucal takes it away for me, STF ^Q^
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:14 pm

^Q^ ^Q^ \O
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Flutterby » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:28 am

Still amazed that you have a kingfisher in your garden!! :shock: \O

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by ExFmem » Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:34 pm

Some of the sightings here are really amazing! I never knew some of these birds visited neighborhood gardens. \O
Here are a few pics from "across the pond" (Florida, USA). My "garden" includes a portion of our property that we had declared as a Conservation Easement which must be kept in its natural state in perpetuity. I love sitting in that part as much as in my "normal" garden.

Painted Bunting (male and male with female)
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Palm Warbler
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Sandhill Cranes (monogamous & mate for life)
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Wood Duck (male)
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:53 pm

Wow!!!! What beautifully coloured birds O/\ O/\ \O
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