A birding highlight at Golden Gate

This afternoon we were very fortunate to enjoy a quality sighting of one of South Africa’s rarest bird species here at the Golden Gate Highlands National Park: the Southern Bald Ibis.

Golden Gate 6 Nov 2014

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14 thoughts on “A birding highlight at Golden Gate

  1. Spokie sny spoor

    Uitsonderlike foto! Dankie vir die deel. Ek het die afrikaanse woord opgekyk: ” Kalkoenibis.” Nogals mooi. Maar ja, hulle kom nie hier in die Limpopo voor nie. Lucky you!

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    1. de Wets Wild Post author

      Baie gelukkig, dankie Spokie! Hoe ver is Graskop se wereld van julle af? Ons het die kalkoenibisse al voorheen daar by Bourke’s Luck raakgeloop – weliswaar nou nie Limpopo nie, maar darem naby!

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    1. de Wets Wild Post author

      Thanks a lot Barbara! I agree with you entirely about how difficult it is to photograph birds, they never sit still! I have huge respect for the photographers who’se images are used in bird guide books, they must be very talented and very patient!

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