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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:15 pm 
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what a good idea, once a week for now :thumbs_up:
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
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OK folks, lets see if I can post a YFS :D

These pics have been selected from the cam sightings between 1-8 April inclusive.

1 Satara's owl
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2 A kill at Orpen ....
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3 Just doing my stretching exercises :D
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4 Something bit me :shock:
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5 Mirror image
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6 Our first leopard in ages
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7 Satara long necks
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8 Early hyaena
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9 Did you call me?
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10 Camera shy Addo owl
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11 Did you get breakfast yet, Kibo?
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12 Another Orpen spottie :dance:
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13 Mr Kudu looking very dashing
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14 Splash-me-once-more :naughty: :rtm:
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15 Spread-eagle
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Please choose four
Replies should be in by Sunday night.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
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Vinkie where are you?????

I decided we'd better keep the customers happy so I'm posting a new YFS today :D

First of all, last week's score:

1: 6 Our first leopard in ages
2: 12 Another Orpen spottie :dance:
3: 3 Just doing my stretching exercises :D
4: 1 Satara's owl

Thanks for your votes, everyone. Nobody had their pictures in the same order :(


1 Members of 'The Clan' at Orpen
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2 Beautiful stripes
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3 Little spottie with Mom
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4 Go away bird reflection
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5 What a magnificent kudu
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6 Mongeese-mongooses-mongae ??? :?
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7 Big grey splashing around
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8 Someone has to watch the kid :roll:
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9 What's a nice frog like you doing on the roof??
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10 I'm sooooo cute
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11 Mrs Handsome at Nossob
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12 Dagha boy doing what dagha boys love doing :D
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13 Satara wildes
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14 Giraffe family visiting Satara
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15 Standing tall
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Please choose four in your order of preference. Your first choice gets four points, second three, third two and fourth one point, and then each picture's totals are added to give us the 'winning pic' . We'll see how it goes but probably post a new YFS at the weekend.

Have fun :dance: :dance:


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:19 pm 
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Hi all you YFS Fans

Can't believe a week has gone past. There were quite a few sightings captured early in the week, but fewer towards the weekend.

But first last week's score:

6 Mongeese-mongooses-mongae ??? :?
1 Members of 'The Clan' at Orpen
11 Mrs Handsome at Nossob
10 I'm sooooo cute

Two of you chose the same pics but not in the same order :(


1 A quick drink at the end of the night shift - Wild cat
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2 Sunrise wildebeest at Orpen
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3 Two of the Handsome pride
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4 Buffs in a hurry
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5 Baby of the family
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6 The Heron hunting
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7 Testing the water
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8 More rain at Orpen :shock:
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9 Who's playing with the hosepipe?
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10 Reflected Jackal
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11 Lunchtime at the waterhole
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12 Early morning Dagha boys
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13 Kudu in the spotlight
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14 Ever watchful impala at the water
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15 A common species rarely seen on the cams :D
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:46 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers and cammers,

Here we are at Sunday evening again and here are the results of last week's YFS

1 No 1 A quick drink at the end of the night shift - Wild cat
2 No 7 Testing the water
3 No 3 Two of the Handsome pride
and joint fourth place
No 5 Baby of the family
and No 8 More rain at Orpen :shock:

Again some folk had the right numbers but not in the same order :D

Ok now for this week:

1 Young male kudu with his family
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2 Hippo - a rare visitor
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3 Classic ellie pose
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4 Addo hare on the night shift
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5 Heron in the mirror
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6 Gorgeous genet
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7 Sometimes I sits and thinks and sometimes I just sits
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8 Nice soup today, Dear, do try it
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9 This week's cat sighting
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10 So that's who left the footprints in the mud!
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11 A real 'ag shame' cutie
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12 Thanks for sorting out the technical problems :clap:
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13 Afternoon jackal
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14 The Bateleur had a lovely afternoon at the waterhole
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15 Goodbye
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Please choose four again this week.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun May 05, 2013 7:10 pm 
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Evening folks,

The results of last week's voting:

1st 2 Hippo - a rare visitor
2nd 6 Gorgeous genet
3rd 11 A real 'ag shame' cutie
4th 9 This week's cat sighting

Again two YFSers had the right numbers in a different order

Sightings seemed to pick up in the new month, and it made choosing just 15 a real challenge. So maybe there will be 16...

1 Addo family group
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2 Woohooo I'm making waves .... :dance: :dance:
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3 Grrrrrrrrrrr....
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4 Can you see a rat?
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5 Giraffe in the limelight
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6 Gemsbok before dawn
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7 Brownie :dance:
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8 Afternoon tea at two
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9 The Orpen clan
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10 BBJ reflected
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11 Sunrise scrub hare :dance: :D
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12 Caught in flight :D
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13 "You won't believe what she said..."
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14 The tale of a tail...
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15 Two of the five :dance:
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16 Now everybody wants to be on the cams .... :D
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Please choose four.

Thank you to everyone who voted. :gflower:


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 8:46 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers,

Thank you so much for the encouraging voter turn-out. It makes it so much more fun as everyone has different favourites :D

Last week's choices ended up with these winners:

First: No 2 Woohooo I'm making waves .... :dance: :dance:
Second: No 4 Can you see a rat?
Third: No 12 Caught in flight :D
Fourth: No 11 Sunrise scrub hare :dance: :D

No-one chose those numbers in that order :(

1 Majestic gemsbok
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2 Very Handsome ladies
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3 The main manne :D
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4 Nossob does have trees :D
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5 Paddling in the fountain ....
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6 Interesting bum shot :D
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7 Hyaena interaction
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8 You're making a habit of this ......
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9 Gorgeous leopards at Orpen
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10 Cheeky looking starling :D
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11 Graceful longnecks :dance:
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12 Two by two
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13 Satara's white tailed mongoose
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14 The blacksmith
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15 Portrait in reflection
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Please choose four again.

I will be away in Kruger until the middle of next week, so I will not be available to post next weekend. Perhaps someone else would like to post next Sunday??? Please :gflower:

Thanks for voting.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun May 26, 2013 8:24 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers

Thank you that so many voted. It makes it much more interesting. Sorry for the two weeks' delay but I was away.

The winning numbers last time were:

2 Very Handsome ladies
9 Gorgeous leopards at Orpen
8 You're making a habit of this ......
6 Interesting bum shot :D

A couple of you had the same numbers in a different order. :(

Here is today's selection:

1 Satara squirrel
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2 Red Hartebeest, zoomed
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3 Gemsbok by moonlight
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4 No fish in here, Mr Heron ...
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5 The spotted pair by day :D
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6 The spotted pair by night :D
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7 The scrum ... :D
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8 Nice tusks :D
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9 Two x Kibo
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10 Mirror, mirror
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11 Civet at Satara
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12 The spotted one in daylight :dance: :dance:
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13 Lunch :whistle:
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14 Nervous impala by night
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15 Go-away bird at the water
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16 I wanna go this way ...
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17 Mr Handsome (or his brother) :D
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18 The naughty one
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19 Mr Spots by night :dance: :dance:
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20 Ag shame - cute little stripey ones
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21 The Brownie :dance:
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22 Had some Amarula? :D
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23 Baby long legs
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This is a bumper YFS - I couldn't choose just 15 - so please choose five in your order of preference. See you next Sunday. :gflower:


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:59 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers, Thanks for voting.

Our No 1 pic from last week was chosen by all but one of the voters somewhere in their selections :D

19 Mr Spots by night :dance: :dance:
12 The spotted one in daylight :dance: :dance:
16 I wanna go this way ...
9 Two x Kibo
11 Civet at Satara

:( No-one had the same selection :(

Here's this weeks pics:

1 Valli Moosa :D
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2 Me and my shadow
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3 Lovely misty morning ...
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4 Shy little one peeping round Mom
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5 The Brownie again :dance:
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6 Beautiful jackal
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7 And his spotted rival ...
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8 A close encounter...
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9 Wow for the cam, a gymnogene/African harrier hawk
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10 Cheeky hornbills :D
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11 Three lovely longnecks :D
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12 The leopard's tail at Nossob :dance: :dance:
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13 Satara's owl visits again
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14 Racing wildebeeste
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15 A tortoise quenching his thirst
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Please choose four this week, in your order of preference. See you next Sunday.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:43 pm 
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Hello YFS fans,

We had a dead heat, this time, for first place

No 12 The leopard's tail at Nossob :dance: :dance: and
No 14 Racing wildebeeste both with 17 points
No 11 Three lovely longnecks :D with 11 points
No 9 Wow for the cam, a gymnogene/African harrier hawk with 10 points

Misty morning was next and giraffe and shadow after that :D

I had a tough choice to get the final 15 this week - so many good sightings. Thanks to everyone who posted pics this week.

1 Lovely giraffe at the water trough
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2 Unusual portrait :D
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3 Satara civet 8)
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4 Double trouble :dance:
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5 Hamerkops in the early morning
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6 Hyaena clan before the dawn
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7 Gemsbok in the golden afternoon light
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8 Rival predators 8)
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9 Is this a leopard?
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10 Full frame ellie :D
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11 This is a leopard :dance: :dance:
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12 Cute baby zee
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13 Beautiful genet :dance: :dance:
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14 Satara spottie
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15 Don't you just love 'em :D
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you next Sunday :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:17 am 
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Good morning, YFS-ers,

Sorry about not posting yesterday, very frustrating. Image that things will work this morning.

Firstly the results of last week's voting.

3 Satara civet 8)
13 Beautiful genet :dance: :dance:
4 Double trouble :dance:
8 Rival predators 8)

No-one had the same choices :(

What a wonderful week of sightings we've had - so many good ones made it so difficult to choose just 15 - so I've chosen 20. :twisted: Now that makes difficult choices for you, too :twisted: Enjoy :D


1 The Brownie :D
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2 Honey badger at Orpen 8)
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3 And his cousin at Satara 8)
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4 Same view, different critter - the wild cat :dance: :dance:
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5 Hornbill checking the Orpen light :D
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6 Spotted cat at Nossob - cheetah or leopard?
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7 Don't fall in ! :shock:
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8 What can they hear? Who's there?
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9 Such a pretty face :D
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10 Crystal clear reflection :dance:
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11 Mr Mongoose 8)
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12 Last drink before bedtime
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13 Three little piggies went to water :D
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14 Most beautiful of cats :dance: :dance:
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15 Orpen's resident jackal pair
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16 What a lovely start to the day :dance:
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17 The civet again :dance: :dance:
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18 Gorgeous owl :dance:
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19 Baboon high jinks :D
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20 Rarely-seen beauty - the serval 8) 8) :dance: :dance:
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you next Sunday. :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:27 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers,

Another week of good sightings has made my job hard this week. But first last week's results.

Only six people voted, and the winning numbers were 14-20-3-10-1

14 Most beautiful of cats :dance: :dance:
20 Rarely-seen beauty - the serval 8) 8) :dance: :dance: :dance:
3 And his cousin at Satara 8)
10 Crystal clear reflection :dance:
1 The Brownie :D

No-one had the same numbers.

1 What can you hear?
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2 The cat becoming a regular at Satara
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3 Lovely lionesses in the early morning sun :dance: :dance:
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4 Addo hyaenas
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5 Slender reflection
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6 Insects are also part of the bush experience :D
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7 Mr Spock ears :D
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8 Classic bum shot :D
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9 Whatcha doin' sittin' there?
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10 Just doing my stretching exercises :D
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11 Buffalo herd at the water
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12 Gorgeous big cats 8)
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13 Just got out the bath ... :D
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14 Jackie Fiscal
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15 Where there's smoke ... :shock:
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you next Sunday. :D


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Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:26 pm 
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Evening YFS-ers,

Last week's winners: 3-9-12-7

3 Lovely lionesses in the early morning sun :dance: :dance:
9 Whatcha doin' sittin' there?
12 Gorgeous big cats 8)
7 Mr Spock ears :D

Melph68 had the right numbers in a different order. :(

1 Ellie splashing water as ellies do well :D
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2 The brownie catching the early sunlight 8)
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3 Ground hornbills - a rare cam sighting 8) 8)
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4 The Satara Highwayman :D
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5 The face mother loves :D
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6 Mrs Handsome :dance: :dance:
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7 Stripes everywhere
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8 Orpen's gorgeous spotted one :dance: :dance:
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9 Mr Handsome :dance: :dance:
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10 It's school holidays, we can play :D
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11 What's for dinner?
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12 Orpen's honey badger 8)
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13 Satara squirrel
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14 Genet at the water 8)
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15 Beautiful kudu :dance:
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and, just for fun....
16 The end :D
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Choosing four is soooo hard so I think you must choose five, in your order of preference. Have fun :D See you next week.


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Good evening YFS-ers,

Hope you've had a good week. Last week's voting gave a winner with twice as many points as the one which came second.

The winning numbers: 8-2-12-9-14

8 Orpen's gorgeous spotted one :dance: :dance: with 36 points. Everybody voted for him/her.
2 The brownie catching the early sunlight :D with 18 points
12 Orpen's honey badger :D with 14 points
and a dead heat for 4th place
9 Mr Handsome :dance: :dance: and
14 Genet at the water :D with 12 points each
(The ground hornbills were next, anne-marie and Trrp)

Heksie and Melph68 both had the right numbers but not in the winning order :(

1 The clan having an early swim
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2 Posing nicely for the camera :D
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3 The Highwayman rides again :D
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4 Cautious bokkie at Orpen
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5 The Squirrel and Starling waterhole :D
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6 You got an itch?
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7 The whole herd o' hogs :D
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8 Side-striped jackal with the white tail tip 8)
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9 Ag shame - cute baby Zee
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10 Moon reflection on the water
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11 Mr Handsome visited twice this week :dance:
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12 Be careful Mr Hare ...
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13 I feel like rabbit pie for supper :D
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14 :dance: :dance: Lions at Orpen - long overdue!
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15 The best for last? Nossob's leopard :dance: :dance:
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(with thanks to the spotlight operator ) :clap:

Please choose five in your order of preference. See you next week.


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Unread postPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:57 pm 
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Good evening YFS-ers,

Thank you all for your comments :D Of course you can join in again Melrockson, you even had the right numbers - just not in the right order :(

The winning numbers 15-14-3 and a dead heat again 11 and 13

15 The best for last? Nossob's leopard :dance: :dance:
14 :dance: :dance: Lions at Orpen - long overdue!
3 The Highwayman rides again :D
11 Mr Handsome visited twice this week :dance:
13 I feel like rabbit pie for supper :D

1 Stunning stripes and reflections :D
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2 The beautiful markings on a BBJ
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3 Ellies in blue
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4 Just like the cat at your fireside :D
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5 The spotted cat visits Orpen again :dance: :dance:
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6 Mrs Handsome at Nossob waterhole :dance: :dance:
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7 Rare daytime hyaena at Addo :D
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8 Bateleur 8)
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9 A group of young kudu
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10 The Highwayman likes the spotlight :D
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11 Graceful longneck at Orpen :dance:
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12 Evening ellies
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13 Duiker reflected in the morning light 8)
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14 Kibo back on his perch :D
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15 Classic baboon bumshot :D
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you next week. Image


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