Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:30 pm

wow Amoli... what a chance, a lot of new birds O/\
I love the Diderik's Cuckoo... never saw in flight O\/ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Lisbeth » Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:30 pm

The red-backed shrike is the catch of the day ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Amoli » Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:48 pm

Thanks all.. ;-)


... and then I thought I saw two klipspringer, and I was sooooo excited.

no - it seems it was two steenbokkies... \O

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and a baby blesbok.. 0/0

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Post by mposthumus » Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:49 pm

Outstanding pictures ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Duke » Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:51 pm

We saw the Lanner and black chested snake eagle on the drive to the hide which is in th the picnic area. At the hide the red bishops and masked weavers were busy. We had breakfast in the hide O:V

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Walking back from the hide to the car, we could hear ther red chested cuckoo and searched around but could not find it

back to driving, we found a Black Shouldered Kite

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Post by Lisbeth » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:01 pm

The black-shouldered kite is a beauty. I saw my first one at Rietvlei O\/
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Post by Amoli » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:12 pm

Lovely pics Duke.. ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Mel » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:07 pm

Love the red bishop with the nesting material in his beak. :-)
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Post by Toko » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:51 pm

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ Some special sightings there O\/ O\/ O\/

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:11 pm

wow again nice sightings and pictures O/\ ^Q^
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