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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:50 am

We saw a herd off Pretoriuskop - One male with 3-4 females. The first time we have seen mountain reedbuck at KNP......

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Grantmissy » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:26 am

Great sighting and photo Sandeep :thumbs_up:
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:58 am

Thanks. This was a good trip for rare antelope sightings - 4 sightings of sable and a Sharpe's Grysbok.........

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Leanawel » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:03 am

Thanks Sandeep - really rare antelope sightings. I have seen sable a few times but never a reedbuck. Next visit, I will keep my eyes open when in the vicinity of Pretoriuskop :thumbs_up:

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:10 am

I don't have my Kruger Map readily available with me, but I think it was the Fayi loop and off the loop there is a small loop which goes around a rocky hill. That is where we saw them

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Leanawel » Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:22 pm

thanks sandeep - :gflower: I have marked the area on my Kruger map.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:34 pm

Well then that is half the battle won Leana. Now all you need to do is to learn how to whistle the correct tune :whistle:.................

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Leanawel » Tue Dec 02, 2014 1:39 pm

Sandeep, will start practicing immediately :D

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby yoda » Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:28 pm

First time I have seen a Reedbuck in Kruger.
Was on the H10, a few km north of the Mlondozi turnoff.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Leanawel » Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:24 am

:D - glad you saw one :thumbs_up:

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby davidhein » Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:53 pm

We saw 3 young common reedbuck rams last year October, north of Satara, just past the S127 junction. It was a bit of a shock as it was the first time I'd seen common reedbuck in the Kruger, and wasn't expecting to see them there. But it was great! They were just lying down, moving between the shade and grazing.

I haven't been lucky enough to see the mountain reedbuck just yet though... Hopefully this year :mrgreen:
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Leanawel » Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:06 pm

Good for you - glad you have been lucky :thumbs_up:

I really still want to see a reedbuck :wall: :wall:


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