We’re going to South Africa!

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by DaleForbes on April 3, 2011 · 6 comments

in Birding Africa

My boet (brother) is getting married so we are going down to South Africa for 10 days; and I am really looking forward to being in Africa again. I love Latin America (and the people); same for Europe; and southeast Asia; but nothing is like returning back to the drumbeat of Africa.

Trumpeter Hornbill digiscoped with Swarovski scope & Canon 1000D

African Scops Owl digiscoped

To corrupt an old saying: you can take the African out of the bush, but you can’t take the bush out of the African.

Fiscal Shrike

Here are some of the really cool birds I hope to see again soon. ooh, this is going to be fun!

Cape (Orangethroated) Longclaw

Marico Sunbird

Black Crake

I’ll be taking a few photo toys with to take lots of photos and will hopefully be posting whilst out in South Africa.

Brown-hooded Kingfisher

happy birding,

Dale Forbes

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Birdernaturalist April 3, 2011 at 4:04 pm

Fantastic photos of some spectacular birds. Great job, Dale! You’ve certainly whetted my appetite for Africa. I can’t wait to see one of those sunbirds.

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DaleForbes April 4, 2011 at 5:53 am

the sunbirds are great – a few weeks travelling around SA and you could pick up a dozen species including the fabulous Malachite Sunbird (and the Sugarbirds are great too).

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Wren April 3, 2011 at 6:37 pm

Bon voyage, Dale. Looking forward to lots and lots of new photos when you get back.

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DaleForbes April 4, 2011 at 5:53 am

thanks Wren, I’ll be sure to take and post tons of them…

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Mike April 8, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Wow, Dale, you sure know how to fan the flames of envy. Great pics, but I bet you come back with better ones.

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Mike April 8, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Wow, Dale, you sure know how to fan the flames of envy. Great pics, but I bet you come back with better ones.

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