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La Lionne's Kgaligadi & KNP Trip Report: September 2006

Unread postby MarkWildDog » Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:54 pm

Hi Everyone.

I will be doing the Sms Report:
5 September- Kgaligadi: Twee Rivieren
6 September - Kgaligadi: Nossob
7 September - Kgaligadi: Mata Mata
8 September - Kgaligadi: Twee Rivieren

12 September - KNP: Skukuza

17 September- KNP: Olifants
18 September- KNP: Satara
19 September- KNP: Lower Sabie

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Thu Sep 07, 2006 1:41 pm

Received a sms from La Lionne this morning:
Hi Mark. Yesterday in KTN leewdril neat TR we saw a lot of Gemsbok, Wildebeest, 3 Jackal, 1 African Wild Cat, Eagle, Serpentary Bird, Squirrel, Hartebeest. Great for3


Serpentary Bird & KTN :huh:

But sounds Great :mrgreen:

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Unread postby la lionne » Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:39 pm

Hi,

I have an internet connection today.

Sorry my english is not good. :roll:
kTN yess it is KTP (I do a mix between Kgalagadi and Kruger)
Serpentary = secretary (In french, The name is Serpentaire)

Mark, I don't know if you received my second sms ? (Yesterday night)

Here under the second sms:
" Plenty Jackals in KTP - Yesterday we saw 4 cheetah at 2 km from Nossob Restcamp - 1 african Wild cat in a tree at Craig Lockhardt (Waterhole) - 4 snakes on the road (Mole snake, Cape cobra ...) - 1 male lion near Auchterionle (Waterhole) "

Today, between TR and Leewdril (Waterhole) we saw a female african wild cat with 3 cubs.

Kgalagadi is fantastic.

Next sms in Kruger.

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Unread postby Jaco V » Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:51 pm

Recieved this SMS via DB via Mark:

First day in KNP has been great: we saw big 4. On H3 between Malelane and Afsaal: Buffalo, 5 Lions (Renoster Pan), 2 White Rhinos, also plenty other animals
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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Tue Sep 19, 2006 9:33 am

Received these sms's from La Lionne last night while I was sleeping:
Hi Mark. Sightings for 13/09, Skukuza to Orpen H1-2, Lots of fog in the morning, big Kudu bull, baboon & 4 Lion (Mantimahle Dam) At S36, group of Waterbuck, Elephant


No sightings yesterday. Today on H7, Giraffe with baby, big group of Buffalo. On H1-4, Elephant & Ostrich. Next sms tomorrow. Have a good night. La Lionne.


*Spelling & Sentence errors - Edited by me
3 of The Big 5 already, now where are the Leopard & Rhino...

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Sep 20, 2006 8:58 am

Received sms from La Lionne this morning:
Hi, Yesterdays sightings: No cats, but beautiful Elephants & Buffalo, plenty of Baboon (Also on the car at Sabie Dam), Jabiru (French name of this bird), Klipspringer.


Hope she spots Leopard & Rhino....
Who knows what a Jabiru is in English :?:

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Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:10 am

Jabiru is a Saddle-billed Stork :wink:
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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:45 pm

Just Received sms from La Lionne:
Hi last sightings: Great Day: 10 Lions (6 on H4-2 & 4 Big males on S118), 3 Rhino's on S118, Elephants at S110, also plenty of Buffalo, Impala kill on the tree.


4 of the Big 5 is Great & all those Lion sightings must've made it worthwhile :D


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