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Sightings to see, not seen

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:05 pm

We al read of what other Forum members have seen, but how about we read what people haven't seen, but would like to see.

I've seen Roan and Tsessebe, but never a Sable. Also never seen a Wahlberg's Eagle.

Lets hear it.
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Re: Sigthins to see not seen

Unread postby Tembe & Kgala » Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:31 pm

wild dogs from closer than from powerful binocs

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:13 pm

Roan and a decent, close up in good light of a leopard in a tree!
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby norms » Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:38 pm

Pangolin and Ant-Bear for me!!
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby RayK » Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:56 pm

Hi Riaanf31,
Four trips to Africa and I've yet to see a snake...go figure. :evil:

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Mant » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:01 pm

Hi,

Wild Dog
Roan
Pangolin
Caracal
Aardvark

As you can see Wild Dog is on the top of my list of things to see. :)

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Aug 28, 2010 7:56 am

My next trip is going to be going north. Top of my wish list is:
Suni
Roan
Pels.

I happen to have inside info of recent wonderful Roan sightings :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: . I am watching a few spaces hoping to see some wonderful pics, or videos.
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:34 am

Good lists thus far guys.

Another to add to my list is Honey Badger. The Satara regular has evaded me and I'm yet to see one in the wild.

Except for the resident at Satara in the reception area I've not seen a bush baby on a night drive for a while.

Keep the binocs,camcorder and camera ready guys.

Scops was seen around the dry dam near Lower Sabie.
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Stoffel » Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:20 am

My list of animals I'd still like to see in Kruger is:

Samango Monkey
Bat-eared Fox
Clawless Otter
Striped Polecat
Civet
Aardwolf
Brown Hyena (if there is still any left in the park)
Black Rhino
Aardvark
Bushpig
Lichtenstein's hartebeest
Red Duiker
Oribi
Suni
Grey Rhebok
Mountain Reedbuck
Pangolin
Porcupine

Many of the listed animals I have seen in other parks, but not in Kruger yet. Seems to me I'll have to go on more night drives to stand a chance to find some of them.
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby superstess » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:08 pm

Good topic!

On my wishlist are:

Pangolin
Aardvark
Caracal
Pels Fishing Owl
And a nice photo op with a Serval during the day.... that's not asking too much, is it? :whistle:
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby G@mespotter » Sat Aug 28, 2010 9:36 pm

AARDVARK
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby BushNuts » Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:08 am

If we're talking stuff we haven't seen...

Roan Antelope
Serval
Civet
Malachite Kingfisher
Trumpeter Hornbill

and finally...

a Leopard sighting without a traffic jam!
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Baobab Boy » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:15 am

Black Rhino
Sable
Roan

we are heading up north (Shingwedzi) on 13th September 2010 so hopefully we will see the Roan

Samantha, hang in there, the wild dog will come, we struggled for years searching for them until April when we found 7 and followed them for more than an hour

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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:56 am

Been to KNP often - and still have not seen a single cheetah in KNP! So for now - that's the bee in by bonnet - I WANT TO SEE A CHEETAH IN KNP!!! :big_eyes:

Untill I've seen one - I'll just have to go back and keep trying :wink: , and once I've seen my KNP cheetah - I'll search for something else. But I'll continue getting some excuse to HAVE TO GO BACK to KNP! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sigthings to see not seen

Unread postby tshokwane » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:57 am

[video][/video]Black rhino before they are all gone


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