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some visitors to our garden

18 Feb

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Woodland Kingfisher. I first thought it was the more common Brownhooded Kingfisher but when checking the colour on the lower mandible I realised that it was black instead of orange. The black markings on the wing dont join up on the back as per the other Kingfishers (Mangrove Kingfisher excluded)

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Baby Hadeda in nest. Unluckily not a very clear shot as the bird kept ducking out of sight as soon as I moved any closer.

Cape Robin 2

A common visitor, the Cape Robin, searching for worms

 
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Posted by on 18/02/2013 in Envioronment, Photo, South Africa

 

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One response to “some visitors to our garden

  1. 68ghia

    19/02/2013 at 07:23

    Quite a lucky man you are!!
    Then again, I might even have such birds in my garden, but I just never see them😉

     

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