Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by BluTuna » Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:19 pm

Another visit to Rietvlei on 25 january.

Highlights again.

Redcapped Lark.
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Stonechat.
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LBJs.
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Whiskered Terns.
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Whitebreasted Cormorant.
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Darter.
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Longtailed Widowbird.
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Amur Falcon.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Toko » Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:38 pm

Stylish darter photo O:V O:V O:V and the terns busy fishing ^Q^

Larks and Cisticola -O- -O- -O- perhaps put them all to the ID topic lol

Would love to know what the birdie (juv. Lark of some sotrs) on the Zinnia is, it's a great capture :-0

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Wed Apr 01, 2015 1:05 pm

Lovely colours in all your pics. \O

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Alf » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:21 pm

Amazing pictures

^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:14 pm

Stunning photos again B.T. Well done.
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Post by Pumbaa » Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:15 am

Thanks steamtrainfan and BluTuna,

really enjoyed all the magnificent shots \O
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by BluTuna » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:28 pm

My most recent visit on 31 May 2015.

Some sunrise pictures.
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Then I spotted the Reserve's newest arrival which was only a few days old and was mostly hidden by the long grass.
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Looking out from the Island View Hide.
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Not much action there.
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A little way up the road, the resident Blackbreasted Snake Eagle.
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Post by BluTuna » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:30 pm

And at the Otter Bridge, a Malachite Kingfisher.
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And around and about.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:13 pm

love the 3rd sunset O/\ O/\ O/\
Rhino with baby O\/
lot and lot of magnificent birds O/\

seems really a super place to be :-0
^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Lisbeth » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:02 pm

Great sightings for one day at Rietvlei ^Q^ ^Q^

Agree with Nan, that the last sunrise pic is beautiful \O
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