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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Wild@Heart » Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:00 pm

Sable in KNP is a myth ... :twisted: :twisted:

To add to the list .. Would love to see a decent tusker again :pray:
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Mant » Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:09 pm

If you want to see Sable stay at Talamati. There are a lot down there.

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:28 pm

Or Bateleur. Saw a herd of 10 at Rooibosrand Dam.
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:18 pm

So where in the Park would one then have a good chance to spot the elusive Roan Antelope? The bugger has been hiding? These animals are pretty good at hide and go seek.

Similarly the well hidden Cheetah.

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:05 pm

By all accounts, the Tropic of Capricorn loop near Mopani is the best roan road.
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Scipio » Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:15 pm

Since 15 June 2012:

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Scipio » Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:18 pm

Oh yes, Cheetah at Orpen, South of Satara and yesterday on the Gomondwane loop, and wild dogs, just north of croc Bridge. :twisted:

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:01 am

Scipio/BB,

Lovely updates, or shall we say teasing of those stuck in the concrete jungle. Please don't stop now. We'll be in KNP at the end of Sept. I'm making little scribbles of all these spots where the secretive creatures have been seen.

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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby K-4S » Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:03 am

Would love to see a purple Lurie. Seen them all over the bird books and what not but never live.

Ran into a Honey badger in Tamboti on the way to the ablutions one evening!! Great experience to see it in the 'wild'
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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby threedogs » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:14 am

I looked back on my previous post and can now 'cross off' serval and leopard after our recent trip! :dance:
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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby Elsa » Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:17 pm

Very nice 3D's! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Oct 20, 2012 11:17 am

K-4S. Visit at Pkop, they fly around the camp duing the day, often near the shop.
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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby K-4S » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:50 am

Will do!!! thanks Bush Baptist
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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby hilda » Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:49 pm

We were not lucky enough to find Roan on the Tropic of Capricorn Loop in February, nor any Purple Crested Turaco at Pretoriuskop while we were staying there for 2 nights in September. :(
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Re: Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:52 pm

I don't see lions on the S100 hilda, but that doesn't mean they are not there. :wink:
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