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18) Red-winged Starling

 

Rooivlerkspreeu

 

Onychognathus morio

 

Redwing.jpg.5f948cc6002177fcd7293e92c1a2ec62.jpg

10 August, Marafika

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Thanks @xelas. It changed because I couldn't remember what font the previous one was... This one is Vladimir Script.   23) White-crested Helmet-shrike   Withelmlaksman  

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Galana

A well placed Branch. Makes me feel in tune.:o

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Jip, he wouldn't move and I couldn't

 

19) Chinspot Batis

 

Witliesbontrokkie

 

Batis molitor

 

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10 August, Marafika

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michael-ibk

Beautiful Batis - very fond of this these little chaps.

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Peter Connan

Thanks @michael-ibk. They always brighten up my day too.

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Thank you very much @TonyQ

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20) Cinnamon-breasted Bunting

 

Klipstreepkoppie

 

Emberiza tahapisi

 

Cinnamon.jpg.c5d4c3da896e3c4909e7d5c985f53ed6.jpg

8 August, Marafika

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21) Long-billed Crombec

 

Bosveldstompstert

 

Sylvietta rufescens

 

The tail:

Crombek.jpg.92c1e05493316f66e1e303fde6656d2f.jpg

 

The face:

Crombek-2.jpg.6bc85445408287bb40034d9ac88cf00f.jpg

8 August, Marafika

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22) Fork-tailed Drongo

 

Mikstertbyvanger

 

Dicrurus adsimilis

 

Drongo.jpg.3821327f59c532cd084cd33c1e114591.jpg

8 August, Marafika

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Thank you very much @Galana.

 

They ae really beautiful in the right light, aren't they. Took me many years to notice that though...

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More beautiful photos, @Peter Connan. And, it took me 2 weeks to realise you have changed your watermark ^_^. Which font is it?

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Thanks @xelas. It changed because I couldn't remember what font the previous one was...

This one is Vladimir Script.

 

23) White-crested Helmet-shrike

 

Withelmlaksman

 

Prionops plumatus

 

HelmetShrike-2.jpg.3f68e03c83031a927eb10d8e6e032556.jpg

 

HelmetShrike.jpg.8a10d7be845dbe735e0b75d3bd11c6ff.jpg

8 August, Marafika

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24) Lesser striped Swallow

 

Kleinstreepswael

 

Hirundo abyssinica

 

LesserStriped.jpg.effbd3cf06ea2dc7be3d7f424c6d251e.jpg

8 August, Marafika

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25) Crested Barbet

 

Kuifkophoutkapper

 

Trachyphonus vaillantii

 

Barbet.jpg.fedae15286e23acaa75249d08e9bf95b.jpg

6 August, Marafika

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Towlersonsafari

that second White-crested  Helmet shrike photo is a work of art @Peter Connan

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Thank you very much @Towlersonsafari

 

26) Magpie Shrike

 

Langstertlaksman

 

Corvinella melanoleuca

 

Magpie.jpg.06cb555b3b856dc2cf7f17c08c40ea11.jpg

9 August, Marafika

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PeterHG

Again you manage to control the blacks and whites very well in the Magpie Shrike. Beautiful shot!

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Thank you very much @PeterHG

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27) African Fish Eagle

 

Visarend

 

Haliaeetus vocifer

 

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6 August, Marafika

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28) Emerald-spotted Wood-dove

 

Groenvlekduifie

 

Turtur chalcospilos

 

Groenvlek.jpg.7c5cd540c9a3bb314c801f665a4386d5.jpg

 

Groenvlek-2.jpg.61650730b9196053f208bb077a92f49e.jpg

8 August, Marafika

 

 

 

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melproffit

love the Kingfisher shots Peter! my fave bird and the shots are the stuff of my dreams.

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Thank you very much @melproffit

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On 11/5/2020 at 1:25 AM, Towlersonsafari said:

that second White-crested  Helmet shrike photo is a work of art @Peter Connan

+1, and the Fish Eagle is great too...

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