Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Bush Brat » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:14 pm

Nice Amoli! ^Q^

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Post by steamtrainfan » Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:56 pm

Fantastic sequence of the hammerkop trying to swallow lunch. Well dome Amoli.
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Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:35 pm

Joan and I are going to pop in at Rietvlei tomorrow afternoon for a few hours.

Hold thumbs please for a Diedricks spot.
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Post by Sprocky » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:36 pm

STF, good luck and enjoy! \O

Look in the sand, you might find a grouse. O**
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Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:33 pm

Sprocky wrote:Look in the sand, you might find a grouse.
=O: =O: =O: =O: =O:

Thanks very much Sprocky.
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Post by Amoli » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:44 am

Look out for the Red winged Francolin - beautiful - it was seen last week. \O
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Post by steamtrainfan » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:09 am

Amoli wrote:Look out for the Red winged Francolin - beautiful - it was seen last week. \O
Will do Amoli provided this weather clears up.

Whereabouts was it seen?
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Post by Amoli » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:11 am

Ed did not say where - but it is confirmed there are in the park.

Even the normal Francolins I have only found early morning. 0*\
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Post by Flutterby » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:14 am

Sprocks, that sandgrouse is long gone! =O:

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:38 pm

THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2013 - 15:00 to 19:00 Part 1/2.

Joan and I had a most enjoyable 4 hours here although the weather was overcast all the time.

Not sure what animal this was.
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Springbuck.
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Thick knee.
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Big eland.
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Baby eland.
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^$%()%#!#((%$$#& OUT OF HER CAR.
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When Joan mentioned to her that rule 5 states " You may only leave your car at designated areas" she gave Joan the blank look and carried on photographing.
O/ O/ O/ O/ O/

Part 2 to follow with yet another first for us.
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