Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Amoli » Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:07 pm

Down the road I came across the European Bee-eaters O:V O:V

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Suddenly I realised I had stumbled across the Branch Restaurant... oooh, I'm outta here. Invited to a Sunday lunch I couldn't stand the hunger pains anymore... =O: =O:

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:44 pm

Thanks very much everybody for the lovely comments.

Wow Amoli - your kingfishers in flight and bee eaters photos are really really good. You seem to have mastered the art of photographing flying birds.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:53 pm

wow ! joli the Kingfischer in flight O/\ ^Q^
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:27 am

Lovely pics Amoli!! ^Q^ ^Q^

There's a lot of water around! :shock:

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:15 pm

Did a quick 2 and half hour visit this morning.

Grootfontein Spruit living up to its name.
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I need help with an ID for the following photos please.
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White-fronted bee-eater.
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White-fronted bee-eater and a well known friend.
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More to follow including another first for me.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:15 am

A lot of water there! :shock: Nice pics of the bee-eater. ;-)

Your birdie is a female Common Stonechat. \O

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:15 pm

Thanks very much for the bird ID Flutterby.

White-fronted bee-eater.
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European bee-eater.
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And now for my first - Amur Falcon.
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That's all folks.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Amoli » Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:54 pm

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ Excellent STF and with the Amur Falcon. I remember my first sighting and it was wonderful.. O/\ O/\
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:09 pm

wow... still never seen 0*\
magnificent ^Q^
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:55 pm

Fantastic!!! ^Q^ ^Q^ I've never seen one, maybe I should plan a trip out there soon! ;-)

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