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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by BluTuna » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:28 am

I photographed one flying over my house a few weeks ago... I should have already posted it here but I think it fell through the cracks! I will find the pic and post it here :-)

Other unusual birds in and around our area include, Woodland Kingfisher, Grey-Headed Bush-Shrike and one of the sparrowhawks (not sure which one). For the past couple of years we have also had Grey Hornbills in the area.

Flutts, you live in the same area as me, why do you switch off when you come home from the bush?
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:37 am

Sounds like interesting visitors, Okie O\/ O\/
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by PJL » Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:02 am

A nice surprise visitor this morning

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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by nan » Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:31 am

indeed a nice surprise O/\ ^Q^
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by Toko » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:35 am

An extra red-eyed one ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by Mel » Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:11 pm

Beautiful and equally beautifully captured, PJL. O:V
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:20 pm

O:V O:V ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by okie » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:31 pm

BluTuna wrote: Other unusual birds in and around our area include, Woodland Kingfisher, Grey-Headed Bush-Shrike and one of the sparrowhawks (not sure which one). For the past couple of years we have also had Grey Hornbills in the area.

Flutts, you live in the same area as me, why do you switch off when you come home from the bush?

Not surprisingly BT . After all , Johannesburg/ Pretoria is the largest man-made exotic forest in Southern Africa :O^
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by BluTuna » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:34 pm

okie wrote:
BluTuna wrote: Other unusual birds in and around our area include, Woodland Kingfisher, Grey-Headed Bush-Shrike and one of the sparrowhawks (not sure which one). For the past couple of years we have also had Grey Hornbills in the area.

Flutts, you live in the same area as me, why do you switch off when you come home from the bush?

Not surprisingly BT . After all , Johannesburg/ Pretoria is the largest man-made exotic forest in Southern Africa :O^
I've heard that Johannesburg is the most heavily forested city in the world.
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Re: Backyard wildlife

Post by Flutterby » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:38 pm

BluTuna wrote:Flutts, you live in the same area as me, why do you switch off when you come home from the bush?
BT, I'm always on the lookout for birds but we never have seem to have anything new in our garden! -O-

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