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Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:29 pm

Hey Charbel!

I found your new TR! :dance: :dance: :dance:

Just love all the birds sightings with great pictures to show!
Also love the Leopard sighting, AWESOME! and the BBJ! Great Pictures!

It looks like you guys had a great KTP trip and I can't wait to read more!
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Unread postby charbel » Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:35 am

Super Mongoose wrote:Hey Charbel!

I found your new TR! :dance: :dance: :dance:

Just love all the birds sightings with great pictures to show!
Also love the Leopard sighting, AWESOME! and the BBJ! Great Pictures!

It looks like you guys had a great KTP trip and I can't wait to read more!


Hi Super Mongoose,
Very nice to have you on board!
It was fantastic. Lovely to do the TR.... but the need to go back is already growing in me....

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Unread postby Chickadee » Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:59 am

i'm also joining a little late. I'm enjoying your story and pictures. Thank you.

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Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha

Unread postby barryels » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:26 am

Stunning scenery pic's Charbel :clap: :clap: .

Great sequence of jackal sighting :dance: .

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up: .
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Unread postby charbel » Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:36 am

Chickadee wrote:i'm also joining a little late. I'm enjoying your story and pictures. Thank you.


Welcome Chickadee, a pleasure to have you on board!

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Unread postby charbel » Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:36 am

barryels wrote:Stunning scenery pic's Charbel :clap: :clap: .

Great sequence of jackal sighting :dance: .

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up: .


Hi Barryels

I will go on now with a posting with BBJ pics!

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Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha

Unread postby charbel » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:29 am

Let's go on with the BBJ pics, somewhere between the small and the big ones in KTP.

Look how the same BBJ which I showed eating the carcass in the previous posting was literally diving in the carcass in this pic.

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I like this pic where the BBJ is biting from the side

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And here truly catching the bone!

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Then he decided to leave the carcass and explore the ground, digging for soil animals.

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This is really digging hard for your food!

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And there it is, something to chew so openly!

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Some chewing details!

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That same day, later, we found 4 BBJs in Veertiende Boorgat. They are not social animals at all. Just a coincidence of four together in the same spot.

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I lke these scenes of a BBJ enjoying a swim.

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And then a very doggy-like method of getting dry.

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In Veertiende Boorgat, another BBJ digging deep.

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As they are not social but territorial animals, conflicts are common.

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Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha

Unread postby hilda » Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:24 am

Great pictures of the BBJs Charbel! :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:57 am

Absolutely wonderful pictures. You have captured some typical behavior. :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby barryels » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:27 am

Another great series of BBJ's behaviour :clap: :clap: .

Stunning pic's all around :dance: .

Thanks charbel :thumbs_up: .
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Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:01 am

enjoying swiming :hmz: not really :lol:
nice behaviour and nice photos :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby lion queen » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:54 pm

Love all those BBJ's!!

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They are really entertaining when digging for food!!
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Unread postby Shushin » Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:00 pm

Lovely BBJ's you have captured :thumbs_up: Cannot wait for more :D
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Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:38 am

Just stunning pics of the BBJ's Charbel!

Like how you captured the mood!
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Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha

Unread postby Cape of Storms » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:10 pm

Absolutely stunning pictures! Love the one of the BBK in the water


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