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Peter Connan

Never seen a Puffback, and lovely open shot on the Black-headed Skulker!

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 2/2/18   Canon 7D mark ii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 640, f7.1, 1/4000   Female     Male    Canon 7D mark ii, 100-4

And now for the star of the show...   Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 3/5/18   Canon 7D mark ii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 250, f 7.1, 1/1600  

Near Berg-en-Dal, Kruger National Park, 29/1/18   Canon 7D mark ii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 1000, f6.3, 1/500         87) Grey lourie (go-away bird)

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Thanks @Peter Connan puffbacks are very common in knp. It was our best ever oriole sighting. We did actually see lots of them this trip, but usually flying over the road into the undergrowth, so I was very pleased that this one was too busy eating to be interested in us!

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Kitsafari
21 hours ago, lmSA84 said:

Lovely reflection on the Sandpiper shot

 

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Dave Williams

Some superb additions there.

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Nkuhlu picnic site, Kruger National Park, 31/1/18

 

Canon 7D mark ii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 3200, f6.3, 1/160

 

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151) Willow warbler (new for Kruger)

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Near Skukuza, Kruger National Park, 30/1/18

 

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

 

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152) Bateleur

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 1/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 640, f7.1, 1/320

 

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153) Tawny-flanked prinia

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 3/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 500, f7.1, 1/1000

 

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154) Red-breasted swallow

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On the Skukuza to Lower Sabie road, Kruger National Park, 1/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 250, f7.1, 1/1250, EV+2/3

 

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155) Wailing cisticola

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 1/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/1000, EV+2/3

 

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156) Cape glossy starling

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 1/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/640,

 

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157) Wattled starling

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 1/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 250, f7.1, 1/1000

 

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158) Burchell's coucal

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Near Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, 3/2/18

 

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

 

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159) White-faced whistling duck

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Galana

That is a lovely Red-breasted Swallow photo.

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PeterHG

Wonderful photos, @tdgraves! The Red-breasted Swallow, Wattled Starling, the Coucal, excellent set.

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lmSA84

Lovely variety - please consider them all liked 

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xelas

9 x Like ! The Coucal looks formidable!

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Thanks @xelas @Galana @PeterHG And @lmSA84

i’m sure I posted 10. Now i’ll Have to switch the pc back on to see what happened to no. 160....

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Near Letaba, Kruger National Park, 7/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 2000, f7.1, 1/500, EV +1 1/3

 

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160) African fish eagle

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Definitely did the fish eagle earlier, so not sure what happened...

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Peter Connan

Excellent set!

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xelas

I have counted the photos three times ... so here goes my Like #10!

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Just realised that I have double-posted the sabota lark, so minus one from the total....

 

Sweni dam, Kruger National Park, 5/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 1000, f7.1, 1/500

 

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Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 1000, f6.3, 1/800

 

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Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 1600, f7.1, 1/1250

 

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160) Saddle-billed stork

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Near Satara, Kruger National Park, 5/2/18

 

Canon 5D mark iii, 100-400 mark ii, ISO 500, f7.1, 1/1250, EV +1

 

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161) Purple roller

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