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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:42 pm

06/10/09
Hi all, thanks again for the great response. Here are the results.

1. Leopard at Orpen with 36 points! No.1

2. Juvenile giraffe at Satara with 17 points! No.8

3. Kudu at Orpen with 6 points! No. 2

Sorry, but with todays poor sightings the shortlist for todays fave sightings is very boring :(
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:49 pm

Hi all!
Poor sightings today but pick 3 from todays list, in order of preference.

1. Wildebeest at Orpen!
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2. Tawny eagle at Orpen!
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3. Very early hyena at Satara!
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4. Hyena just before dawn at Satara!
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5. Buffalo at Satara!
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6. Wildebeest at Satara!
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7. Midday zebra at Satara!
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8. Later zebras at Satara!
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9. Swimming hyaena at Satara!
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10. Nightime buffalo at Satara!
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Sorry about the poor selection, but it can't be helped! Enjoy...
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:35 pm

Thanks all for the response!
Here are the 07/09/09 results.

1. Buffalo at Satara with 18 points! No. 5

2. Swimming Hyaena at Satara with 16 points! No. 9

3. Tawny Eagle at Orpen with 10 points! No. 2
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:49 pm

Hi all! 08/10/09 was certainly a great day with 4 big 5 sightings - 3 buffalo and a lion!
As usual, just pick your top 3, in order, from the list below!

1. Wildebeest and impala at Orpen!
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2. 3 kudu bulls at Orpen!
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3. Huge kudu bull close-up at Orpen!
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4. Lion pride at Orpen!
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5. Buffalo at Orpen!
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6. Early buffalo at Satara!
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7. Zebra close-up at Satara!
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8. Late buffalo at Satara!
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9. Oryx at Nossob!
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10. Fighting wildebeest at Nossob!
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Enjoy! My choice is 4, 6, 8!
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:44 pm

Hi all! Thanks for the response, and the unaminous decision on the deserving winner! Here are the 08/10/09 results.

1. Lions at Orpen with ( a huge ) 42 points!

2. Fighting wildebeest at Nossob with 21 points!

3. Early buffalo at Satara with 6 points!

So nice to see critters from all cams in the top 3! URGENT NOTE: I will be posting the fave sightings for today and sunday, but on saturday Kamdejo has VERY kindly agreed to conduct this thread as I am away. Also, JoyceW has been just as nice and agreed to conduct the daily census on Saturday!
Thanks to both of them :clap: :clap:
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Fri Oct 09, 2009 7:57 pm

Hi all! Weren't the lions amazing last night! Stunning, and worthy winners of your fave sightings 08/10/09. But this is 09/10/09, so please pick 3, in order of preference, from the list below!

1. Zebra at Orpen!
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2. Kudu bull at Orpen!
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3. Martial Eagle at Orpen!
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4. Giraffes at Orpen!
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5. Buffalo at Orpen!
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6. Wildebeest at Satara!
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7. Baboon troop at Satara!
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8. Evening buffalos at Satara!
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9. Late buffalos at Satara!
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10. Wildebeest at Nossob!
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My personal choice is 5, 9, 8! Enjoy!
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Kamadejo » Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:49 pm

Hi all :yaya: Thanks for your response for 09/10/09. :thumbs_up:
As I don't know how Tom counts it up, you will get the results on Sunday.

I will post the daily pics later!
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Kamadejo » Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:48 pm

So here we go. Here are the sightings of 10/10/09 please pick 3, in order of preference, from the list below!

1. Early Elephant
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2. Two Hyaenas
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3. Beautiful Zebras
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4. Late afternoon visit of Buffalos
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5. Huge herd of Buffalos
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6. Lonely Giraffe
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7. Cute little Steenbok
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8. Late Elephant
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9. Tom's favourite animal the Wildebeest
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:18 pm

Hi all from a very jetlagged Tom! Never will i fly easyJet again!

Terribly sorry I couldn't post but Kamadejo was superb filling in for me! And thanks also to Joyce who did a magnificent job doing the daily census! Thankyou so much to both of you! Here are the results for Friday and Saturday :D

09/10/09

1. Giraffes at Orpen with 26 points! No. 4

2. Baboon troop at Satara with 17 points! No. 7

3. Late buffalo at Orpen with 9 points! No. 5

10/10/09

1. Huge herd of buffalo at Orpen with 30 points! No. 5

2. The ellie with the bent ear at Satara with 27 points! No. 1

3. The beautiful zebras at Satara with 12 points! No. 3


Thanks to all for the MAGNIFICENT response.... but a round of applause must go out to JoyceW and Kamadejo for their life-saving contributions!

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And finally, things return to normal tonight as I post fave sightings and the daily census..... but PLEASE NOTE: Both posts will be later than usual as I catch up on whats happened recently at the waterholes!
Thanks!
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:47 pm

Hi all, sorry I've been away but Kamadejo and Joyce have put me to shame whilst I was away! Great job guys. Unfortunately I'm doing the census and this thread again, but put up with it and before you know it Joyce and Kamdejo will be back again! :lol:
You all know the drill, pick 3 in order of preference from the list below!

1. Early buffalos at Orpen!
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2. Midday buffalos at Orpen!
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3. Afternoon ellies at Orpen!
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4. African wild cat at Satara!
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5. Lightbulb-stealing buffalo at Satara!
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6. Zebra and buffalo at Satara!
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7. Wildebeest binge-drinking at Satara!
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8. Midday buffalos at Satara!
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9. Lioness at Satara!
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10. Ellie at Satara!
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Wow, stunning group of critters! I will be posting the WEEKLY SIGHTINGS tomorrow as well as the WEEKLY CENSUS! For today, though, my choice is 9, 10, 3! :thumbs_up:
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 4:54 pm

Hi all :D
Thanks for another great response! Here are the 11/10/09 results.....

1. African wild cat at Satara with 26 points! No. 4

2. Lioness at Satara with 24 points! No. 9

3. Wildebeest binge-drinking at Satara with 13 points! No. 7

Wow! Some great sightings and a great contest for first place! Nice to see Orpen didn't dominate as usual :D
I'll be posting the daily and WEEKLY fave sightings tonight, as well as the daily and WEEKLY census!
Unfortunately I will not be able to keep either thread going for extended periods of time, unless a handful of very kind people volunteer to help out. If you have further queries please go to http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=37633
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:04 pm

Hi all! This is exhausting! For those who didn't participate last week, please do the following, As usual, pick 3 in order of preference from the list of 10 below IN THE DAILY SIGHTINGS BUT also pick 3 from the seven WEEKLY SIGHTINGS! Enjoy!

1. African civet at Orpen!
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2. Leopard at Orpen!
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3. Female kudu at Orpen!
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4. Kudu bull at Orpen!
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5. Buffalos at Orpen!
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6. Wildebeest herd at Orpen!
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7. Very early buffalos at Satara!
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8. Dawn buffalos at Satara!
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9. Morning buffalos at Satara!
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10. Evening buffalos at Satara!
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And now pick 3 in order of preference for the WEEKLY SIGHTINGS!

1. African Wild Cat at Satara!
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2. Huge herd of buffalo at Orpen!
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3. Pair of giraffe at Orpen!
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4. Lion pride at Orpen!
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5. Buffalo at Satara!
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6. Leopard at Orpen!
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7. Lone ellie at Orpen!
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If you are still a bit confused this is the format that should be given! This is my selection....
Pick of the day - 2, 5, 9
Pick of the week - 6, 4, 7

Thanks all! :thumbs_up:
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 5:44 pm

Hi all! Thanks for the great response!
Here are the 12/10/09 results!
The weekly results..... what a contest

1. The lion pride at Orpen with 25 points! No. 4

2. The african wild cat at Satara with 24 points! No. 1

3. The leopard at Orpen with 16 points! No. 6

And the daily results...... not so close!

1. The leopard at Orpen with 30 points! No. 2

2. The 3rd set of buffalo at Satara with 13 points! No. 9

3. The 2nd set of buffalo at Satara with 11 points! No. 8

Will be posting for today later :D
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:44 pm

Hi all! Here is the 13/10/09 list, pick 3 in order of preference!

1. Early hyaena at Orpen!
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2. Wildebeest and impala at Orpen!
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3. Midnight buffalo at Satara!
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4. Hyaena at Satara!
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5. Hyaena at Satara!
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6. Hyaena at Satara!
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7. Buffalo at Satara!
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8. Giraffe at Satara!
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9. Buffalo at Satara!
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10. Elephant at Satara!
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My choice is 10, 3, 7 - enjoy!
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby Tom124 » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:52 pm

Hi all! Thanks for the amazing response!
Here are the 13/10/09 results!

1. Giraffe at Satara with 22 points! No. 8

2. Elephant at Satara with 20 points! No. 10

3. Earliest hyaena at Satara with 13 points! No. 4
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