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Saturday, November 17, 2012


Very quite today,the water levels have risen quite substantially since my last visit.The water is clean but there is a little smell around of rotting vegetation. I counted 13 greater flamingos which consisted of adult and juvenile.all the normal ducks expected to be found here during summer.Very little warbler activity in fact heard and saw the cape reed warbler only.List for this morning are.
Burchells coucal,white faced,yellow billed duck,Grey,Black Headed and Black crowned night heron,whiskered tern,red billed teal,southern pochard,cape shoveller,greater flamingo,levaillants cisticola,white throated and greater striped swallows,african purple swamp hen,little bittern,spur winged goose,all three ibis,bishops,myna and the doves.

                                              Hottentot teal female left and male right
                                                        Female Red Billed Teal
                                                  Southern Pochard Breeding Male
                                               Whiskered Tern Breeding Male
                                              Male and Female White Throated Swallow

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