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  1. Reedfish

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    Is this in Pilanesburg?

    It's not the same bird though.
    The one in the FB photo has solid brown wings.

    Challenging ID !
     
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    Yeah it was Pilansberg, the Fb picture is 5 years old so definitely not the same individual, however it means they do come down to the dams in the area
     
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    I showed the photo to a well known SA birder (with @Marcel_73 permission)
    He also thinks it's a young Fish Eagle
     
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    Hahaha :D
     
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    Next time make it a real challenge - post a photo of a LBJ :lol:
     
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    Hahaha then that'll have us going back and forth for days :lol:
     
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    birders step forth

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    Some kind of vleiloerie obviously. Will check! Pilanesberg also?
     
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    Burchell’s Coucal
    Or often known as the Vleiloerie as @A new day says :thumbup:
     
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    If within SA then Burchells yep. But if in one of our northern neighbours the plot thickens :lol:
     
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    @Marcel_73 is a regular visitor to Pilanesburg

    But the Coucals are a difficult group to separate
     
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    I've been 3 times :lol:

    I just take the pictures, sort the stories out amongst yourselves
     
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    If this isn't a crimson shrike I'm going home and where do we enter the pictures in the comps again?_MMS8017.jpg
     
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    Last time I was in Kruger. March 2019 (feels like a lifetime ago :( ) I took 5,000 photos in a week
     
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    Sounds like rapid fire (12 fps) on everything :lol:
     
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    I quite enjoy spending a few hours at a dam. Clicking away at everything from Dragonflies to Elephants
     
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    A clutch of spiderlings made a nest on my outside bin

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