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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:21 pm

Special sighting :hmz: never saw, or even heard, there is this bird in Kgalagadi
and there was quite a lot :dance:


African Grey Hornbill/Calao à bec noir

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à suivre...
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:26 pm

Kudus

It was a long time that I had not more seen Kudu, only one or two females. This time is done, 5 beautiful males at Lockardt Craig, one with the biggest horns I have seen :clap:

I think, thanks to the Elands, a lot of Kudus escaped from Lions :wink:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:30 pm

and they went :yaya:


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such beautiful Antelopes, and peaceful... not like Gnus or Zebras :lol:
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:33 pm

and a herd at Grootkolk ... it made me think of my first stay in this wonderful camp :dance:
Provided that it never changes :rtm:

and in the light of Grootkolk :dance:


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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:58 pm

is the year of the fire, 24.9.2009 :shock:
magic vision... I follow her a long way, till she disappear over the dunes... :dance:
not red dunes... burned dunes...

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Edit once again... seems have proble with this picture :hmz:
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:08 pm

Night hunters - day hunters


Image Pale Chanting Goshawk/Autour chanteur
Image Spotted Eagle Owl/Grand Duc africain
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:11 pm

Image Black-chested Snake-eagle/Circaète à poitrine noire

Image Bateleur Eagle/Bateleur des savanes, feeding its juvenil

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:13 pm

Image Black-chested Snake Eagle/Circaète à poitrine noire
Image Giant Eagle Owl (Verreaux)/Grand-duc de Verreaux
Image Martial Eagle/Aigle martial
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:19 pm

and maybe the best...

Image Barn Owl/Chouette effraie

and this one... :dance: :dance: :dance:

Image Pearl-spotted Owlet/Chevêchette perlée
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:58 pm

Jackal

I didn't realize right away :? that this was Jackal "prisoner" and he wanted to jump ... I turn to take ... splasch :shock: ... too late, it jumped in the water... vet, very wet it fled at full speed :lol:
but I missed the "right time at the right place" :think:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:02 pm

Squirrels are the nightmare of Eric, from Urikaruus :whistle:
They are so playful, he always has to go after them to recover stolen property :rtm:
That day, it is a plastic bottle ... :naughty: :lol: :lol:
The last photo is taken by my camera trap ...


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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:05 pm

Another chance... this morning, in the middle of the road :dance:

A mating pair of Ostriches... she enjoying poking in the sand on the side of the road :lol:

wonderful ballet :clap:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:08 pm

No chance :hmz:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:29 pm

anne catherine, thank you :D
the Barn Owl was easy... but not the picture :?
Ostriches was like "folies bergères" :lol: :lol:
I don't know if the 2 cars are involved... I found one "en route" and the other at TR

Trrp-trrrr, thank you :D
I laught a lot with the Squirrels... always doing foolishness... Eric not :lol:
Ostriches... "french can can" at Moulin rouge :wink:
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:50 am

I also had the chance to see two Caracals :dance:
the first, at night, during sunset drive at Twee Rivieren ... especially the back :lol:


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and even a Springhare :thumbs_up:

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