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Kruger from South to North : Aug - Sept 2005

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Jakkalsbessie
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Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Mon Sep 05, 2005 9:35 am

Struggling a lot with downloading this morning! :evil:

Specially for w@H

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Seen yesterday morning from Punda!
Still trying to download the earlier ones from Pretoriuskop.

The next one was really funny when the ellies went totally under the water, bathed for a while and chased the poor hippo out of the water while trumpeting with agony at his presence...
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Warthog with huge teeth
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Herd of 600+ buffs on the H10
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Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:50 am

Some more pics:
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Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Mon Sep 05, 2005 1:27 pm

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Being chased off by some zebra :lol:

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Young hiena

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Unread postby Bosnimf » Mon Sep 05, 2005 9:25 pm

For those interested, and who didn't believe the bird count (188 in the end), here is the complete list. (Hope I don't break a page or something :twisted: )

Brubru, Giant kingfisher
Dark-capped bulbul , Tawny eagle
Marico sunbird, Stonechat
Blue waxbill, Lesser-striped swallow
Tawny-flanked prinia, Senegal lapwing
Blakc-collared barbet, Martial eagle
Purple-crested turaco, Grey hornbill
Palm swift, Stierling's Wren wabler
White-bellied sunbird, Little bee-eater
Green pigeon, White-crested Helmet-shrike
Arrow-marked babler, White-winged widowbird
Marico flycatcher, Yellow-eyed canary
Yellow-breasted apalis, Coqui's francolin
Little swift, Bearded woodpecker
Puffback, White-browed robin
Chinspot batis, Cattle egret
Glossy starling, Red-crested korhaan
Longbilled crombec, Greater honeyguide
Red-breasted swallow, Retz's Helmet-shrike
Forktailed drongo, African Hawk eagle
Rattling cisticola, Pearl-spotted owlet
Southern black tit, Shelley's francolin
Lilac-breasted roller, Fiscal shrike
Egyptian goose, Brown-crowned tchagra
Yellowbilled hornbill , Scimitarbill
Gabar goshawk, Black-shouldered kite
Redbilled woodhoopoe, Red-capped robin-chat
Golden-breasted bunting, Yellowbilled kite
Blackbellied korhaan, Swainson's spurfowl
Brownhooded kingfisher, Saddlebilled stork
Bennett's woodpecker, Wooly-necked stork
White-backed vulture, Crowned lapwing
Emerald-spotted dove, Verreaux's eagle-owl
Natal francolin, Lappet-faced vulture
Go-away bird, Red-billed firefinch
Barn owl, Open-billed stork
White-browed Scrub-robin, Burchell's coucal
Redbilled oxpecker, Black-crowned tchagra
Crested barbet, Hooded vulture
Burchell's starling, White-breasted cormorant
Pied barbet, Lesser-masked weaver
Southern boubou, Goliath Heron
Darter, Sabota lark
Great white egret, Kori bustard
Black crake, Spoonbill
Grey heron, Spur-winged goose
Southern Masked weaver, Paradise flycatcher
Sombre greenbul, White-fronted bee-eater
Golden-tailed woodpecker, Wattled starling
African Jacana, Burnt-necked eremomela
Greenbacked camaroptera, Double-banded sandgrouse
Water thick-knee, Wire-tailed swallow
Green-backed heron, Little sparrowhawk
Black-crowned Night-heron, Ostrich
Blacksmith lapwing, Yellow-bellied greenbul
Malachite kingfisher, Cape vulture
Fish eagle, Buffalo weaver
Yellow-billed stork, Scops owl
Laughing dove, Fiery-necked nightjar
Kurrichane thrush, Mourning dove
Terrestrial brownbul, Red-faced mousebird
Crested francolin, African Harrier Hawk
Bateleur, Spectacled weaver
Greater blue-eared starling, Secretarybird
Hadeda, Wood sandpiper
Village weaver, Kittlitz's plover
Three-banded plover, Mocking cliff-chat
Pied wagtail, Bronze mannekin
Common waxbill, Red-winged starling
Black-headed oriole, Blue-grey flycatcher
Red-faced cisticola , Red-headed weaver
House sparrow, Barred owlet
Scarlet-chested sunbird, Black-winged stilt
Cape turtledove, White pelican
Hoopoe, Common sandpiper
Green-winged pytilia, Wahlberg's eagle
Helmeted guineafowl, Little egret
Ground hornbill, African goshawk
White-crowned lapwing, Dabchick
Reed cormorant, Common moorhen
Hamerkop, Trumpeter hornbill
Pied kingfisher, Meve's starling
African finfoot, White-throated robin-chat
Brown snake eagle, Yellow-fronted tinkerbird
Redbilled hornbill, Red-eyed dove
Orangebreasted Bushshrike, Collared sunbird
Magpie shrike, Tropical boubou
Grey-headed Bush-shrike, Lizard buzzard
Cardinal woodpecker, Tambourine dove
Speckled mousebird, Crested guineafowl
Purple roller, Mosque swallow
Marabou Stork, Black flycatcher
Brown-headed parrot, Klaas's cuckoo
Yellow-throated longclaw, Grey-headed sparrow
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Unread postby Bosnimf » Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:05 pm

2 more animal sightings. The ellies was fun to watch

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Unread postby Bosnimf » Wed Sep 07, 2005 11:00 pm

We said that the tents in Punda are STUNNING.... here is the proof (it is actually awful, and nobody should book it ever, just incase we want to go :twisted: )
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