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Cape Weaver - Ploceus capensis

 

female

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male

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De Hoop / 02.01.2018

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On the 3rd year of participating at Big Year, we will explore bird life on 3 different continents. We hope that birds will be cooperative, and that we all will enjoy in future days, weeks and months.

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BY053 / SA053

Cape White-eye - Zosterops virens

 

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Wilderness / 04.01.2018

 

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Babylonstoren Garden / 09.01.2018

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No more "Cape" birds but still plenty of "C" birds.

 

 

BY054 / SA054

Capped Wheatear - Oenanthe pileata

 

 

female

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De Hoop / 01.01.2018

 

male

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Malgas / 03.01.2018

 

 

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BY055 / SA055

Caspian Tern - Hydroprogne caspia

 

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De Hoop / 02.01.2018

 

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Rooisand / 10.01.2018

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BY056 / SA056

Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis

 

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Stanford / 01.01.2018

 

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Strandfontein / 11.01.2018

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BY057 / SA057

Chorister Robin-Chat - Cossypha dichroa

 

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Wilderness / 04.01.2018

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What an amazing tail on the Sugarbirds 

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Galana

Not picking any one above the others but that pair of White-eyes deserves a caption. Beautiful!

 

Excellent collection.

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9 minutes ago, Galana said:

Not picking any one above the others but that pair of White-eyes deserves a caption.

 

"Oh, darling, stop tickling my ear, please ..."

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Peter Connan

The white-eyes and the Cape Sugarbird really posed nicely for you!

What remuneration did you offer?

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before continuing with next batch of "C" birds there is one "A" bird

 

 

BY058 / SA058

African Black Swift / Apus barbatus

 

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bottom

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Karoo NP / 02.01.2018

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Quite many birds also bears "Common" in their names. Many of those has been photographed in Europe, yet why not posting their photos also when they are on vacations ;)?

 

This one is not on vacation, as it was introduced from Europe. In Kirstenbosch by mr.Rhodes.

 

BY059 / SA059

Common Chaffinch - Fringilla coelebs

 

female

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Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden / 13.01.2018

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Common Fiscal - Lanius collaris

 

adult

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De Hoop / 02.01.2018

 

juvenile

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De Hoop / 01.01.2018

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BY061 / SA061

Common Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus

 

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Strandfontein / 14.01.2018

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BY062 / SA062

Common Redshank - Tringa totanus

 

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De Hoop / 02.01.2018

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BY063 / SA063

Common Ringed Plover - Charadrius hiaticula

 

juvenile

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Rooisand / 10.01.2018

 

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BY064 / SA064

Common Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

 

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De Hoop / 03.01.2018

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This one not on vacations, and not common at all!

 

 

BY065 / SA065

Common Waxbill - Estrilda astrild

 

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Wilderness / 05.01.2018

 

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Last two of the letter "C" are of the royal pedigree.

 

BY066 / SA066

Crowned Cormorant - Phalacrocorax coronatus

 

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Wilderness / 04.01.2018

 

 

BY067 / SA067

Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus

 

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De Hoop / 03.01.2018

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Moving on tho next alphabet letter(s).

 

 

BY068 / SA068

Dusky Sunbird - Cinnyris fuscus

 

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Karoo NP / 06.01.2018

 

 

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BY069 / SA069

Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiaca

 

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Strandfontein / 11.01.2018

 

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Familiar Chat - Cercomela familiaris

 

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Karoo NP / 06.01.2018

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BY071 / SA071

Fiscal Flycatcher - Sigelus silens

 

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Wilderness / 03.01.2018

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BY072 / SA072

Forest Buzzard - Buteo trizonatus

 

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Wilderness / 04.01.2018

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