Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Post by Super Mongoose » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:53 pm

Great sightings Amoli ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by steamtrainfan » Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:19 pm

I took my brother to Rietvlei for a few hours on the afternoon of 18 October 2014.

Ant-eating Chat.

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We were very fortunate to this meerkat on sentry duty while the others scurried about in the veld.

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Black-shouldered Kite.

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Long-tailed Widow-bird getting his colours.

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This guy posed so nicely for us.

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Post by Toko » Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:22 pm

Great capture of the meerkat ^Q^

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Post by Lisbeth » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:54 pm

Meerkat and black-shouldered kite....two of my favourites O\/ O\/
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Post by Flutterby » Mon Oct 27, 2014 12:04 pm

Love the meerkat, we've never seen them there! \O

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Post by Bushcraft » Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:58 pm

Meerkat :shock: :shock: ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

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Post by Amoli » Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:30 pm

RIETVLEI will be opening their gates tomorrow - 8 November only - at 4.45am

Guests are asked to drive safely in the dark in the park. ^Q^ ^Q^


I will be there, searching for the serval \O
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Post by Amoli » Sun Nov 09, 2014 3:59 pm

Amoli wrote:RIETVLEI will be opening their gates tomorrow - 8 November only - at 4.45am

Guests are asked to drive safely in the dark in the park. ^Q^ ^Q^


I will be there, searching for the serval \O


This is a view of the Dam at 5.15am ;-)

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Sunrise - it was great with all the clouds [O]

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At otter bridge I actually caught a 'skrik' when I saw this Black crowned night heron totally in the open - wow O\/

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FIRST TIME IN RIETVLEI

Later the morning at Otter bridge - Jacobin Cuckoo O/\ O/\

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And Spur winged geese – there was a male and female down near Vlei Bridge

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Post by Amoli » Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:04 pm

Let’s get back to my late afternoon trip last week :

My first Diederik of the summer season ^Q^ ^Q^

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A beautiful Cape Weaver in the late afternoon O:V

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An unknown Pipet/Lark – for Dewi and Lis :-?

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Some flowers for Toko O0

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This little Warbler had a dance around to get himself dry and warm lol lol

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A very quick appearance from a Squacco Heron 0=

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The whiskered Tern also put up a feather show.. 0/0

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…. And that was it – I had to move it to get home before the last rays disappear.. 0/*
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Post by Dewi » Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:17 pm

Great photos Amoli, especially the Whiskered Tern. ^Q^

I think the Pipit is African Pipit & you also got a Little Bittern. O/\ (Squacco Heron pic).
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