Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by BluTuna » Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:15 pm

1 November 2015.

Rufous Naped Lark on a rock displaying!
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At the Island View Hide.

Reed Cormorants.
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Whitethroated Swallow.
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A TreEland
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Cattle Egret.
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Anteating Chat.
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As I was leaving it was pointed out to me that the Stone Cradle Restaurant and Conference Centre was on fire.
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Time between the first and last photos - 12 minutes.
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Post by Lisbeth » Wed Nov 25, 2015 4:23 pm

A thatched roof if not treated continuously burns very quickly :shock: What a pity :-(
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Post by Mel » Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:23 pm

12 minutes?! :shock: That was rather fast O-/

But let's not forget to mention that you posted some really nice bird shots once again! \O
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Post by nan » Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:20 pm

oups O-/
a little bit windy... and 12 min after 0*\
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Post by Pumbaa » Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:44 pm

A pity about the fire :shock:

At least you had another fantastic time in capturing a lot of differents birds O\/ O\/ O\/ Love the TreEland :ty:
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Post by Flutterby » Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:20 am

Lovely pics of the birds and animals. \O Not such nice pics of the fire. :-(

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Post by Super Mongoose » Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:19 am

Great pics BT! ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by steamtrainfan » Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:43 pm

Great photos again B.T. Love the Eland Tree.

So sad about Stone Cradle.
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by steamtrainfan » Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:59 pm

Last night Joan and I decided to do a quick morning trip this morning.

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A first for us - Cape Weaver.

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Red Hartebeest.

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Ummmmmmm?????????????

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Squacco Heron - How he hopes to see anything in THAT water????????

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Green-backed Heron.

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Another Squacco Heron at Island View Hide.

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Cape Wildebeest - much prettier than its ugly cousin in Kruger.

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Found this moth in the toilets at Rietvlei Cofee Shop.

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An inquisitive European Bee-eater.

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Finally a B.S.K.

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by nan » Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:18 pm

superb BSK O/\
love the picture of the Rhino, Egret and Jackal O\/
and the leaf :-?

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