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    Default Lack Of Malachites at Marievale - Why ?

    Hi has anyone else noticed far less malachites at Marievale , especially at Hadeda hide ?
    Anyone know why ?

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    Default Re: Lack Of Malachites at Marievale - Why ?

    When I was there last in December, it was very quiet overall. At that stage the water level was still very low and I had assumed that it was due to the drought.

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    Default Re: Lack Of Malachites at Marievale - Why ?

    Are you referring to Malachite Kingfishers or Malachite sunbirds Either way - my garden is overflowing with both - especially the kingfisher variety at present - I dont even photograph them anymore
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    Default Re: Lack Of Malachites at Marievale - Why ?

    The last time I was there I got the impression the swollows kept them away from Hadeda, dont really know.
    Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.

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    Default Re: Lack Of Malachites at Marievale - Why ?

    Elsa you got to invite me to see your garden, sounds, well , amazing!
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    Default Re: Lack Of Malachites at Marievale - Why ?

    Dave - anytime. I was looking at the Malachite Kingfisher just now. They have such short stumped bodies - even the adult ones. But what a joy.
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