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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:09 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers Image

Nossob’s back :dance: the cats are back :dance: lions on three of the cams :dance: – it’s been a fabulous week. It’s been very difficult to choose pics, too, so this is a bumper selection. :D

Melph68, thanks for compiling that brilliant pool party video. What fun that was to watch. Wish I had been there at Satara.

The favourites last time were: 9 This week's cat sighting, 2 Young playmates, 6 Three species in one picture, 4 Stripey-tail a-hunting and 11 More stripes with 10 Night bird landing as the bonus bird pic. No-one had the same choices. Image

1 Satara's Mr Magnificent :dance:
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2 Spots in the spotlight
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3 The gang at Orpen :dance:
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4 That handsome owl again
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5 Swimming gala :clap: :D
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6 One of the new technicians :big_eyes:
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7 King of the Beasts crowned with the sun 8)
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8 Moonrise
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9 The babies are growing big
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10 Early morning cheetah 8)
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11 Mr and Mrs Handsome :dance:
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12 Did someone call me? 8)
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13 Brownie in the water :dance:
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14 Honey badger :dance:
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15 Secretary bird family
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16 Impala tussle reflected
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17 Lunch
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18 Don't jump, frog, it's a long way down
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19 Portrait in stripes
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20 Helloooo :yaya:
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21 Who's gonna jump in first?
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22 Majestic gemsbok
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Please choose six in your order of preference, with one bonus bird pic. See you next weekend. Image


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:34 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers Image

Nice lion sightings this week :dance: and a couple of the cams down :( in fact at one point I saw the new technician’s photo on three of them :D

The favourites last time were 12 Did someone call me?, 3 The gang at Orpen, 5 Swimming gala, 7 King of the Beasts crowned with the sun, and a tie for 5th place 11 Mr and Mrs Handsome, and 20 Helloooo. The bonus bird was 17 Lunch. The closest was Melph68 with the first four right :clap: :clap:

The rain today has filled up the new hippo pool at Orpen, so maybe he/she will grace us with another visit Image

1 Jackal and his reflection
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2 Satara pride in the shadows
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3 A 'hapoor' at Satara
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4 Landing gear engaged :D
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5 Honeybadger :dance: :dance:
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6 Orpen hyaenas having a swim
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7 What mothers have to put up with :roll:
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8 Preparing for take-off?
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9 Mr Handsome in the morning light :dance:
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10 Little wildebeeste babies at Nossob :D
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11 Love you :D
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12 Satara's golden girls 8)
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13 Black-headed heron swallowing a snack
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14 Cute little stripey bum :D
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15 Mr Handsome in the spotlight :dance: :dance:
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16 Two eagles
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Please choose five in your order of preference plus one bonus bird pic. See you next weekend. Image


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:08 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers Image

What a joy to see rain at Nossob :dance: and a magnificent sunset too :dance: . Quite a lot of good sightings this week, even though there seems to be very little around when I look. Thank you to all our faithful cammers for saving all these wonderful pics. :clap: :clap:

Last week’s favourite sightings were 5 Honeybadger, 15 Mr Handsome in the spotlight, 2 Satara pride in the shadows, 9 Mr Handsome in the morning light and then a tie for 5th place, 6 Orpen hyaenas having a swim and 14 Cute little stripey bum. The favourite bird pic was 4 Landing gear engaged. Melph68 was the closest. :clap: :clap:

1 Welcome Satara's AWC
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2 Oops, someone's getting a telling-off :naughty:
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3 Owl in the shadows
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4 Nighttime ellie
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5 Two herons reflected :D
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6 BBJ with rippled reflection
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7 Nossob lioness in the evening :dance: :dance:
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8 Two geese, one reflection :hmz:
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9 Rain in the Kalahari :dance: :dance:
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10 The black-headed heron departs
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11 Two curious BBJs :D
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12 Three snake catchers
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13 Magnificent sunset colours 8) :dance: :dance:
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14 Satara civet on a wet night
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15 Two by two :D
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16 Orpen hairdressing and beauty salon :D
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17 Lioness at night :dance:
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Please choose five in your order of preference plus one bonus bird pic. You can still choose a bonus bird pic even if you choose a bird pic in your five. See you next week. Image


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:50 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers Image

What a pity two of our cams have been down this week, however there are still a whole bunch of interesting sightings including a serval at Satara. 8) :dance:

Last week’s favourite pic was No 13 Magnificent sunset colours then a tie for second between 1 Welcome Satara's AWC and 7 Nossob lioness in the evening, fourth place was 16 Orpen hairdressing and beauty salon and 5th 14 Satara civet on a wet night. The favourite birdie was No 10 The black-headed heron departs. And we have a winner this week, Melph68 had all five in the same order. Image Trrp had the same numbers, different order, and Rita had the first four in the same order, and the bonus bird. :clap: :clap:

1 Stunning Satara Serval 8) 8) :dance: :dance:
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2 The Green Kalahari :dance:
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3 Is it a bird, Is it a plane ... ?
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4 Portrait in stripes :D
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5 Wildes and red hartebeeste enjoying the pools
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6 Wildebeeste at sunrise
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7 Blurry roller, I think
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8 Piggies in mud :D
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9 Rainbow sunset
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10 Abdim's stork :dance:
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11 Babies ! Brand new goslings :dance:
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12 Golden dawn
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13 BBJ bum shot
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14 Black-headed heron
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15 Water and green grass :dance: what more do they need?
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16 Satara's little flotilla :D
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17 Jumbo
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18 Heron and friends
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Please choose five in your order of preference plus one bonus bird pic. See you next week. Image


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:22 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers Image

A quiet week, predator wise, but plenty of heron pics at Orpen. White tailed mongoose was also seen, but the pics are not good. Sadly Addo is still not operational.

Last week’s favourite pics were: First No 1 Stunning Satara Serval, then 6 Wildebeeste at sunrise and 9 Rainbow sunset, with a tie for fourth place between 4 Portrait in stripes and 11 Babies ! Brand new goslings. The birdie pic which got the most votes was No 16 Satara's little flotilla . :clap:

1 Impala
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2 Follow my leader
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3 Satara dawn
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4 The owl is back 8)
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5 Going home to bed :D
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6 Ellies at dusk
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7 Heron by moonlight :D
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8 Looks like they've been wallowing in the mud :D
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9 Red hartebeeste squaring up :D
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10 Zees by night
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11 Black headed heron reflected
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12 BBJ comes for a lunch-time drink
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13 Could this be a fish eagle? :hmz:
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14 Late night genet
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15 Tortoise at Orpen
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16 Springbok watching the brownie
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17 Wildes at sunrise
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Please choose five in your order of preference plus a bonus bird pic. See you next week. Image


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:48 pm 
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Let's do my vote now :D 16-13-6-14-17 and 11 for the bonus bird pic

Hope you all have a good week.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
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Hi Chirinda,

for me please

16, 17, 3, 2, 10, and bonus bird 11

have a nice week :gflower:

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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
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Hi chirinda :D

My favourites are 16, 13, 14, 2, 4 and bonus birdie 7 :thumbs_up:

Thanks heaps :gflower:

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Unread postPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:40 am 
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Guys, I have a beeeeg problem, my phone has been down since Tuesday 19th, and I do not see it getting repaired any time soon, judging by the response I have had from my phone provider, so I guess there will be no more YFS until after I get back from the cricket - assuming they do something then.

Unless anyone else would like to step in and help out. Please feel free to post a new YFS if you would like to.

I have come to an internet shop to post this and have a quick look on the cams.

I am SO sorry about this.

Thanks for your patience.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
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Hi chirinda :D :D

We've been missing you on the cams so thanks for letting us know :thumbs_up:
I do hope you can get back online soon :pray:

As it happens, my boss is away today so I have been a bit naughty and spent some time compiling a YFS in your absence :whistle:

1. Oops, impie has an unexpected dip in the pond :shock:
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2. Sharing the waterhole nicely :thumbs_up:
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3. Three tiny terrapins all in a row :D
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4. Awesome close-up of an ellie with a very tired trunk :wink:
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5. This is a raptor convention - no wildies allowed! :wink:
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6. Baboons just love a pool party :D
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7. Ellie family arrives for a drink :D :D
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8. Some loooooong legs :wink:
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9. Plenty of hartebeest around Nossob lately :thumbs_up:
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10. Piglets are growing fast! :thumbs_up:
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11. Hope the rest of the pride show up soon :pray:
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12. The cutest little cutie-pie AWC kitten :clap: :clap: :clap:
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13. A couple of lovely ladies :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Please choose your 4 favourites and I will try to tally votes on Monday :thumbs_up:

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:yaya: Mel. :D

:gflower: Thank you for the lovely selection. :thumbs_up:

:pray: Chirinda will have internet access soon. :twisted: ..withdrawal symptoms must have kicked in. :(

For me :

12 - 13 - 6 - 4

Happy camming everyone. :gflower:

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Hi Mel,

Thank you for helping out! :k

Chirinda, we miss you!! :gflower:

My favorites are

4, 13, 12, 2

Thank you

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My favourites are 12, 13, 4, 6 :thumbs_up:

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:hmz: I must be different: 2-6-7 and 13. :) :thumbs_up:

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