Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:45 am

Fantastic you saw the buffalo!! \O Their horns are very different. :shock:

Lovely pics of the birds, especially the Stonechat in flight! ^Q^

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by pooky » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:14 am

Great pics Amoli ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Amoli » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:01 pm

I just had to go looking for the Bokmakie Flutts.... -O -O

Yesterday afternoon I took a quick drive and had 2 lifers, 1 first in Rietvlei and just a cutie.

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I loved the late afternoon colours... O:V
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Dewi » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:04 pm

Lovely photos Amoli. \O ^Q^

We see the Bokmakierie along the road to the cafe whenever we are in the reserve. In fact, I think that's the only area we have found them so far.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Amoli » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:09 pm

\O You have a good memory Dewi. That is where I found him. ;-)
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:32 pm

Lovely pics again Amoli.

Congrats on getting the Bokmakierie.

A CBS at Rietvlei - that's new to me. Well done.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:22 pm

sorry, no notification :twisted:
nice serie of birds... Elands and other Antelopes O/\ ^Q^
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:55 am

You found him! -O Well done! \O

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Post by pooky » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:05 am

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ Great Amoli
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Amoli » Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:20 pm

I did a trip through Rietvlei last Sunday, maybe just to see if some migratory birds have returned yet.
Sorry Mel, nothing to report yet. \O

I saw two 'new' birdies .. ;-)

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I spent a long time at the otter dam - waiting to see the otter. After about a hour, I saw in movement in my rear view mirror,
and it was the otter. I grabbed my camera and just started clicking, hoping that sometime it would come into focus 0*\
This was my best pic... and I promise you, it is there... =O: =O:

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