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I think that is the end of the new species, so more from Upington, 26/1/15

 

Reed cormorant - adult

 

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Juvenile

 

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Canon 7D

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Grey Heron, Upington, 26/1/15

 

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Canon 7D

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Blacksmith lapwing, Upington, 26/1/15

 

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Canon 7D

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Common fiscal, KTP, 26/1/15

 

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Canon 7D, 100-400, ISO, 400, f7.1, 1/1600

 

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Cape turtle dove

 

KTP 26/1/15

 

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Canon 7D, 100-400, ISO, 400, f7.1, 1/250

 

29/1/15

 

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Canon 7D, 100-400, ISO 1250, f5.6, 1/1250

 

31/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III

 

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White-browed sparrow-weaver

 

KTP 26/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 500, f6.3, 1/1250

 

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Canon 5D mark III, 100-400, ISO 100, f7.1, 1/1250

 

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Laughing dove

 

KTP, 27/1/5

 

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Canon 5D mark III 100-400, ISO 1000, f7.1, 1/800

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 640, f7.1, 1/400

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Crimson-breasted shrike

 

Twee Rivieren, KTP, 27/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 500, f7.1, 1/160

 

Nossob rest camp, KTP, 1/2/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 250, f7.1, 1/125

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Kori bustard

 

KTP, 27/1/5

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 320, f7.1, 1/1600

 

28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1250

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Sociable weaver

 

KTP, 28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 800, f7.1, 1/1600

 

1/2/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 400, f7.1, 1/320

 

30/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/400

 

2/2/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III, 100-400, f6.3, ISO 250, 1/200

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Fork-tailed drongo

 

KTP, 28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 320, f6.3, 1/1250

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Crowned lapwing

 

KTP, 28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 400, f6.3, 1/640

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Southern pale chanting goshawk

 

KTP, 28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/800

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1000

 

1/2/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1250

 

Juvenile, KTP, 29/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III, 100-400, f7.1, ISO 250, 1/2000

 

31/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III, 100-400, f7.1, ISO 400, 1/1000

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Ostrich

 

KTP, 28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D 100-400, ISO 320, f7.1, 1/1000

 

29/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III, 100-400, f7.1, ISO 100, 1/640

 

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Secretary bird

 

KTP, 28/1/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO320, f7.1, 1/1600

 

Kieliekrankie, 29/1/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO250, f7.1, 1/2000

 

Nossob water hole, 31/1/5

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1600

 

Nossob waterhole 1/2/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 250, f8, 1/1250

 

2/2/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 320, f7.1, 1/3200

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Northern black korhaan

 

Male, 29/1/15

 

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 1250, f6.3, 1/1000 (06.15h)

 

Female, 27/1/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 500, f7.1, 1/500

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Barn owl

 

In the storage shed outside our room, Kieliekrankie, KTP, 29/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 6400, f7.1, 1/30

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 6400, f5.6, 1/80

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Tawny eagle (so I am reliably informed by the SANParks birding forum - I thought it was bigger and more powerful than a tawny....)

 

KTP, 29/1/15

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 1250, f7.1, 1/400

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 800, f6.3, 1/200

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Brown snake eagle

 

KTP, 31/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 160, f7.1, 1/1600

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Greater kestrel

 

KTP, 31/1/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 800, f7.1, 1/800

 

KTP 3/2/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 250, f6.3, 1/1000

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Verreaux's giant eagle owl

 

Nossob camp (outside our room), KTP, 31/1/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 25600, f5.6, 1/40!!! with the aid of our crappy maglites.....

 

KTP, 3/2/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 800, f7.1, 1/320

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Southern masked weaver

 

KTP, 1/2/15, male

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 160, f7.1, 1/500

 

Female, KTP, 29/1/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 400, f5.6, 1/3200

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Bateleur eagle

 

KTP, 1/2/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1000

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1250

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1250

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Southern grey-headed sparrow

 

Nossob camp, KTP, 1/2/15

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 250, f7.1, 1/320

 

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Canon 5D mark III,100-400, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/200

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Shaft-tailed whydah bird

 

Male and female, KTP, 2/2/15

 

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Canon 7D,100-400, ISO 320, f7.1, 1/320

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