Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by pooky » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:35 am

Awesome pics Duke and Amoli \O \O

Great cuckoo sighting and in flight - and - with the longclaw as well - brilliant ^Q^ ^Q^

The weavers and bishops are so photogenic - very pretty Duke ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:54 am

Duke, I was so jealous when I heard of your lanner and eagle sightings, now I seen you also found bitterns!! :shock: ^Q^ ^Q^

Amoli, love your pics and stories!! \O

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Duke » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:12 am

Flutts, and I am jealous about Amoli's Diederick Cuckoo sighting and also the Red Backed Shrike :-0

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:15 am

I saw them too! ^0^ O/\ O/\

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Duke » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:18 am

:evil:

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Duke » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:40 am

A young Haartie
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A younger Haartie
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Blesbok
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Zebra
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With Cattle Egret
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Eland O:V
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:56 am

Great pics, especially the last one! \O Just a pity that bird is a myna, instead of a cuckoo or a shrike! ;-)

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Post by Duke » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:12 am

My sentiments exactly Flutts about the Mynah :-0

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:16 am

The Red Bishops were out in full force on Sunday...everywhere you looked there was a flash of red.... :-)

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...and quite a lot of yellow in between! ;-)

Southern Masked Weaver

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Also lots of Red-collared Widowbirds.

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Then a first for me at Rietvlei...a Diderick Cukoo!! O/\ O/\

With some breakfast. :-)

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Looking sweet! ;-)

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by pooky » Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:54 pm

Awesome pics Flutters ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

Especially the last one - curious look \O \O \O
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