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Re: Addo Park Experiences

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:02 am

Just catching up again Ronnie 8)

Lovely Longclaw, beautiful colours.

I do feel rather sorry for the poor wee mouse :( but very good sighting. :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Lionspoon » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:53 am

Beautiful longclaw! And how easy it made if for you to take a photo! :twisted: :wink: :lol: :thumbs_up:

The four in one shot is great too! Where were the stilts when I was in Addo??? :slap: :slap:
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Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:39 am

Thanks for sharing your regular visits with us....having done a recent visit for the first time, I can relate to your sightings.. :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby RonnieL » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:40 pm

anne-marie wrote:Ho ! nice
what a magnificent bird.. with magnificent photos :clap:

Thanks anna-marie :thumbs_up:

I agree they are a magnificent little bird :)
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Unread postby RonnieL » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:48 pm

PJL wrote:The colours are striking!
Fantastic photos Ronnie :clap: :clap:

Hi PJL :thumbs_up:

Often when one comes across one of these birds they will have their backs turned to you. :(

Only once after they have relaxed do they turn around displaying those striking colours. :clap:
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Unread postby RonnieL » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:59 pm

Meandering Mouse wrote:Just catching up again Ronnie 8)

Lovely Longclaw, beautiful colours.

I do feel rather sorry for the poor wee mouse :( but very good sighting. :thumbs_up:

Meandering Mouse I'm sorry to report about wee mouse :(

Thanks for catching up, do take care of yourself :thumbs_up: :)
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Unread postby RonnieL » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:14 pm

Lionspoon wrote:Beautiful longclaw! And how easy it made if for you to take a photo! :twisted: :wink: :lol: :thumbs_up:

The four in one shot is great too! Where were the stilts when I was in Addo??? :slap: :slap:

Lionspoon I took the pic of the Longclaw at exactly the same spot you took yours :)

It may even be the same bird :hmz:

I have not often seen the stilts in Addo so the four-in-one shot was a special one for me :clap:
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Unread postby RonnieL » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:37 pm

RichardJ wrote:Thanks for sharing your regular visits with us....having done a recent visit for the first time, I can relate to your sightings.. :thumbs_up:

Welcome RichardJ :thumbs_up:

Thanks for visiting my posts of my visits to Addo :thumbs_up:

I am pleased to read that you are able to relate to my sightings :)

I do hope that there is a return visit planned for Addo :wink:
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Unread postby RonnieL » Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:04 am

Early morning ellie sighting.
Soon after I had entered the park Saturday morning I stopped to watch this ellie feeding on the bushes in the background. As he was feeding he was slowly making his way up. I was the only one there and enjoying his company alone. When the ellie wanted to cross the road he turned towards my car walking past it on his way.
WoW what a sighting for so early in the morning.

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Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:44 am

wow ! :dance:
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Unread postby PJL » Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:13 am

Great photo Ronnie :clap: :clap: Such an impressive perspective having him so close... it's awesome when you're there first and the ellies make their way around your car.

And almost a self-portrait in the wing mirror as well :wink:

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Unread postby Lionspoon » Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:04 am

RonnieL wrote:Lionspoon I took the pic of the Longclaw at exactly the same spot you took yours :)
It may even be the same bird :hmz:
Might be the same bird we were chasing like mad, but the only IDable photo I got is of the youngster. :lol:

That ellie was kinda, uhm, close! :shock: But he didn't greet you with his trunk? :lol: :wink: :whistle:
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Unread postby Delene D » Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:00 pm

Hi Ronnie. Oh those Addo elephants are so special - you don't have to get your car into reverse and speed away when they approach, but just sit still and don't get into their space. Magic. Will be going over to see my son and family in Australia for 3 months and all I will see is the possum that lives under the house, and some Koalas and Kangaroos in the koala sanctuary. I will visit the forum from time to time to enjoy the beautiful african wildlife. So enjoy Addo in all its wonderful glory! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Unread postby saraf » Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:51 pm

Wow amazing photo, Ronnie.
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Re: Addo Park Experiences

Unread postby melph68 » Tue May 01, 2012 4:22 am

Hi Ronnie :D :D

You are so very lucky to be able to spend so much time at Addo :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Absolutely gorgeous photos of the orange-throated longclaw :clap: :clap: :clap: :cam:

And what an awesome early morning ellie experience 8) 8) 8) 8)
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