**Weekly Wildlife Thread October 21th, 2012**

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Ronnie Potgieter Contributing Member • Posts: 894
Re: Crested Barbet

Howard wrote:

What a weird looking bird! Nice shots, especially the second one.

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He was actually performing some sort of ritual. Puffing his feathers and raising his crest. More evident in the first image.

It is breeding time now, so I'm not sure if it is a mating ritual.

Ronnie.

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