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

Started Oct 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
Ronnie Potgieter
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Re: Crested Barbet
In reply to Howard, Oct 24, 2012

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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