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Coqui Francolin

By Gray_ina
Thank you for c'c on the Vulture in flight - always appreciated.
We realise as far as game birds and raptors are concerned we've only touched the tip of the iceberg.
This Francolin is a new addition to the p/f and the male is the only Francolin in the region to have a plain buffy head with a contrasting darker crown. There are only one Francolin species smaller than this one in the region. Hope you like it - gray.

Tags: Safari Kruger national park Wildlife and nature

Voters: lammie, NaturesHaven, CaroleS and 28 more

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Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 11:17AM
Great capture

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
29 Oct 2011 11:28AM
He's a perky looking fella, Gray, and merges in well with his surroundings. Very well captured. Carol
29 Oct 2011 12:16PM
Superb detail and what a beautiful bird -- Just great..Jo
29 Oct 2011 1:01PM
Hi Graham, great shot, brillant detail. Looking forward to seeing more and following you through your safari.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
29 Oct 2011 1:55PM
Great shot Graham. I have never seen one before but by this shot he certainly is a most handsome bird. A cracker mate!!!Grin
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
29 Oct 2011 2:16PM
A lovely and unusual bird. Great capture.............Sandy
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
29 Oct 2011 2:21PM
Lovely plumage detail and patterning, Graham, plus a great catchlight in the eye.
User_Removed 6 34 4 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 2:48PM
very nice bird and very nice picture, well done gray, Luke
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
29 Oct 2011 2:49PM
Hi Gray
Beautiful bird, and captured so well, detail in the feathers excellent mate, feeling well at the moment, thanks for asking.


pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 5:20PM
lovely sharp image Graham
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 6:36PM
Lovely bird - great colour and plumage patterning - love the eye, cracking shot - Ina
redshank 7 1 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2011 11:40AM
Very nice image indeed Graham,well done.Hope all is well with you.
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
31 Oct 2011 12:30PM
Superb detail Graham,
Ray42 8 3 England
1 Nov 2011 2:02PM
Excellent detailed captured Gray, my pleasure to be the 30th click !


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