Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:01 pm

The last one must be a female ;-)
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by BluTuna » Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:08 pm

Time to post some pictures of wildlife seen in Rietvlei (other than the wildlife around the braai).

This was my first visit to this nature reserve and it won't be my last but next time I'll do it when the weather is a bit more predictable.

Red-Knobbed Coot.
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Blesbok.
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An Ostrich pair.
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Pied Starling.
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Red Hartebeest.
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Cape Longclaw (formerly the Orange Throated Longclaw). A new species for me!
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A Red-Collared Widowbird.
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Yellowbilled Duck.
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Little Egret.
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Stonechat.
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Red Bishop.
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Whitethroated Swallow.
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Reed Cormorant.
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Cape Wagtail.
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Zebra foal.
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Cattle Egret.
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With an interesting backdrop.
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And last but not least, my personal favourite (by miles) for the day.

Whitethroated Swallow landing.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Duke » Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:14 pm

Nice photos Flutts and BT \O

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Post by Lisbeth » Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:18 pm

Great bird pics, especially the last one \O
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Post by nan » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:28 pm

wow the Little Egret ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Flutterby » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:03 pm

Great pics BT!! \O \O

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Post by Amoli » Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:18 pm

Love your Didericks, Flutts... ^Q^ ^Q^

Super pics BT - the egret is a real poser.. \O So glad you like Rietvlei.

I think us greenies must go on a night drive - we need 10 for a group. :-?
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Post by Pumbaa » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:12 pm

Incredible bird pictures \O \O \O

Great captures as well from the antelopes - WoW O/\ O/\ O/\
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Post by pooky » Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:02 am

Great pics BluTuna ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ \O \O
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by BluTuna » Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:26 am

Thanks everyone \O
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