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Peter Connan

Thank you very much @PeterHG and @Soukous

 

Martin, I agree, and yet Lightroom and the camera both disagree. No clipping on the histogram at all... But I don't think my processing helps much.

 

236) Red-necked Spurfowl

 

Rooikeelfisant Pternistes afer

 

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22 December, Morgan's Bay (on the road to the lighthouse).

 

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237) African Pipit

 

Gewone Koester Anthus cinnamomeus

 

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18 December, Morgan's Bay

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238) Cape Rock Thrush

 

Kaapse Kliplyster Monticola rupestris

 

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17 December, Morgan's Bay

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239) Olive Thrush

 

Olyflyster Turdus olivaceus

 

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20 December, Yellowwood Forest

 

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240) Yellow-fronted Canary

 

Geeloogkanarie Serinus mozambicus

 

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16 December, Morgan's Bay

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241) Sombre Greenbul

 

Gewone Willie Andropadus importunus

 

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24 December, Yellowwood Forest

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242) Terrestrial Brownbul

 

Boskrapper Phyllastrephus terrestris

 

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12 December, Yellowwood Forest

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243) Red-fronted Tinkerbird

 

Rooiblestinker Pogoniulus pusillus

 

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25 December, Yellowwood Forest

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244) Black-collared Barbet

 

Rooikophoutkapper Lybius torquatus

 

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19 December, Yellowwood Forest

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245) Jackal Buzzard

 

Roiiborsjakkalsvoel Buteo rufofuscus

 

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31 December, Kei Mouth

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PeterHG

Yet another batch of beauties!

 

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Zim Girl

You were very busy during your holiday - a lovely set of birds.

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Thank you very much @PeterHG and @Zim Girl.

 

246) African Paradise Flycatcher

 

Paradysvlieëvanger Terpsiphone viridis

 

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29 December, Morgan's Bay Municipal Dam

Edited by Peter Connan

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247) Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher

 

Bloukuifvlieëvanger Trochocercus cyanomelas

 

I was very excited to see this guy, never mind actually get a photo, But the light was, of course, horrid.

 

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19 December, Yellowwood Forest

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248) Mountain Wagtail

 

Bergkwikkie Motacilla clara

 

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19 December, Yellowwood Forest

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249) Indian Peafowl

 

Indiese Pou Pavo cristatus

 

Perhaps taking a bit of a chance here, but I was told that this is a feral population.

 

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29 December, Morgan's Bay

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250) Village Weaver

 

Bontrugwewer Ploceus cucullatus

 

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17 December, Morgan's Bay

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251) Yellow Weaver

 

Geelwewer Ploceus subaureus

 

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24 &29 Morgan's Bay

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252) Spectacled Weaver

 

Brilwewer Ploceus ocularis

 

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17 December, Yellowwood Forest

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253) Dark-backed Weaver

 

Bosmusikant Ploceus bicolor

 

I really enjoyed their song, although it took me a very long time to figure out who was singing, as it sounds NOTHING like the recording in my guide.

 

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20 December, Yellowwood Forest

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254) Bar-throated Apalis

 

Bandkeelkleinjantjie Apalis thoracica

 

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25 December, Yellowwood Forest

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255) Trumpeter Hornbill

 

Gewone Boskraai Bycanistes bucinator

 

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18 December, Yellowwood Forest

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256) Crowned Hornbil

 

Gekroonde Neushoringvoel Tockus alboterminatus

 

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18 December, Morgan's Bay

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xelas

Looks like Peter is after the Birder Of The Month award :D! And I thought he will stop at #200 :rolleyes: ... 

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TonyQ

Excellent new additions @Peter Connan

The photos of the Wagtail are beautiful.

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