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Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st September 2018, 07:42
Replies: 3,905
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Posted By Sal
Egyptian Vulture in Kruger Park South Africa

Egyptian Vulture in Kruger Park South Africa
Forum: South Africa Thursday 13th September 2018, 07:25
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Sal
Enjoy your stay Paul. There is some very good...

Enjoy your stay Paul. There is some very good birding in the southern part of South Africa. Hope you meet some friendly birders. Joining the local bird club would be a good move; they can give you...
Forum: South Africa Friday 22nd December 2017, 11:51
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Sal
The big advantage of the 4x4 is that you are...

The big advantage of the 4x4 is that you are higher off the ground and are thus able to see more,especially if the grass is high or the vegetation is thick. it is useful if you each have control of...
Forum: South Africa Thursday 27th July 2017, 16:38
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
Sorry solarrobor, I don't know Johannesburg at...

Sorry solarrobor, I don't know Johannesburg at all. I do know that Marievale bird sanctuary (some 70 odd km SE) is very productive and I believe Mocking Cliff Chats have been seen there, but...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 4th July 2017, 04:22
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By Sal
Welcome Jenny and thanks for the information.

Welcome Jenny and thanks for the information.
Forum: South Africa Monday 19th June 2017, 11:47
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Sal
Just re-read your post. Mid July is a very...

Just re-read your post. Mid July is a very difficult time to get in as it is booked up well in advance by people going to Kruger for the school holidays.

Go...
Forum: South Africa Monday 19th June 2017, 11:27
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Sal
Hi Phil Have you tried booking on...

Hi Phil

Have you tried booking on line?

https://www.sanparks.org/bookings/


Alternatively, phone this number:

0124289111
Forum: South Africa Sunday 7th May 2017, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By Sal
So glad you had a wonderful time Helen. Will...

So glad you had a wonderful time Helen. Will enjoy looking at some of your pics. The croc is a great start - you make a rather unattractive animal look almost appealing!
Forum: South Africa Monday 20th February 2017, 05:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By Sal
I envy you Helen! My parents lived in Swaziland...

I envy you Helen! My parents lived in Swaziland for three years and I was lucky enough to spend six weeks with them there; what a beautiful country. I get to go to Kruger annually and love it. You...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 2nd February 2017, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Sal
Yes I can understand that. I wanted to show that...

Yes I can understand that. I wanted to show that I was trying! But your way makes more sense. If I ask for any more, will leave out my guesses.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 2nd February 2017, 08:01
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Sal
Many thanks Andy. :t: Well I got two right anyway!

Many thanks Andy. :t: Well I got two right anyway!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st February 2017, 07:56
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Sal
South African Butterfly ID

I wonder if anyone is able to ID South African butterflies for me? I have only recently started this interest and have only one book - Butterflies of Southern Africa A Field Guide - by Mark Williams....
Forum: South Africa Friday 27th January 2017, 06:19
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
Oh no birdthing, I am so sorry. There is nothing...

Oh no birdthing, I am so sorry. There is nothing more frustrating or more disappointing. (Had it happen to me - twice) Good luck with the small lens. have you got video? or video on your camera?
Forum: South Africa Tuesday 24th January 2017, 06:01
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By Sal
Hi Linda and a warm welcome to BirdForum.I can't...

Hi Linda and a warm welcome to BirdForum.I can't answer your question exactly. I know that they like to come back to the same nesting site if it proves to be a good one, so that you can get them...
Forum: South Africa Friday 20th January 2017, 10:14
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
My sympathy Peter. A sad enduing to your trip,...

My sympathy Peter. A sad enduing to your trip, but I'm glad you will be able to come back.
Forum: South Africa Monday 2nd January 2017, 05:43
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
Woo hoo -for me, counting down the days adds so...

Woo hoo -for me, counting down the days adds so much to the pleasure of the entire visit! Can imagine how excited you are. The birds are waiting :)
Forum: South Africa Thursday 24th November 2016, 06:23
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
Never easy, but they might enjoy some of the more...

Never easy, but they might enjoy some of the more colourful and exotic looking birds - maybe a good idea to have a spare pair of binoculars handy? I hope you manage to get one day with the car!
Forum: South Africa Saturday 19th November 2016, 05:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By Sal
@ murrayralfe : A very different technique that I...

@ murrayralfe : A very different technique that I don't know much about, but its effective. Great light.

@ dantheman - what happened to this year on your blog?!
Forum: South Africa Friday 18th November 2016, 04:59
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
You can get sightings of rare birds sent straight...

You can get sightings of rare birds sent straight to your mobile if you have a SA number, then no need to keep checking in.
Forum: South Africa Wednesday 16th November 2016, 15:07
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
Sorry Peter I don't know the Cape very well but i...

Sorry Peter I don't know the Cape very well but i do know that there are some very good birding spots to the West. The west Coast National Park and Langebaan lagoon is one of the top ones. It is...
Forum: South Africa Wednesday 16th November 2016, 14:55
Replies: 3,356
Views: 391,694
Posted By Sal
birdthing I'm absolutely certain you will see...

birdthing I'm absolutely certain you will see plenty of birds and get some wonderful photos. It will be very hot at that time of year and you will need good malaria prophylaxis. If there is anything...
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 12th November 2016, 06:19
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Sal
A warm welcome to BirdForum Fiona. Look forward...

A warm welcome to BirdForum Fiona. Look forward to seeing some of your pics.
Forum: South Africa Friday 28th October 2016, 06:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By Sal
LOL Jos, I forgot about the birds! OK Thanks for...

LOL Jos, I forgot about the birds! OK Thanks for the info re international credit cards, useful to know.
Forum: South Africa Thursday 27th October 2016, 07:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By Sal
A lot of gas stations take SA credit cards now ,...

A lot of gas stations take SA credit cards now , but I don't know about international ones.
You should be able to buy a SIM card. Most supermarkets have them.
We do have crime problems, and overseas...
Forum: South Africa Sunday 2nd October 2016, 17:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By Sal
I would have said Steppe Buzzard because of the...

I would have said Steppe Buzzard because of the barring on the belly. Steppe Buzzards are often found on the edge of forested areas and love telegraph poles, from which they take off and fly upward,...
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