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2014-09-21

Still hot and migration produce few surprises

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Temperatures this weekend still hovered close to 40c so I spent most of my time exploring agricultural areas gardens and anywhere with fresh water.

Along with a Woodchat and a Masked it was a weekend for Shrikes


Great Grey Shrike quite a few about not always the easiest to photograph
Great Grey Shrike

Greta Grey Shrike

Isabelline Shrike with over twenty individuals seen they will remain the most prominent shrike around
Isabelline Shrike

Hoopoe
Hoopoe

Namaqua Dove
Namaqua Dove

the two Glossy Ibis at Buhair have now turned into six -
Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis

A few Duck, Malard and Gargany mingled with a lotta Little Egrets Black Winged Stilts Ringed Plover and a few Pacific Golden Plover

Pacific Golden Plover

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