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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:01 pm

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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
18 November 2013, Lower Sabie

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Re: BluTuna goes West

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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
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Re: BluTuna goes West

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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
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Re: BluTuna goes West

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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
18 November 2013, Lower Sabie

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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:09 pm

Not far away we found a pair of Pygmy Falcons
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A Slender Mongoose
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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
18 November 2013, Lower Sabie

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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:10 pm

The museum features a restored farmhouse that is about the size of a postage stamp, inside there's just enough room for a bed and a table and two chairs. It must have been like living in an oven in summer and a fridge in winter.
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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:11 pm

After a refreshing cup of coffee we headed back to camp

A Martial Eagle fluffing its feathers
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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
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Re: BluTuna goes West

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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:12 pm

After take off we got a flypast
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To be continued on the next page....
15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
18 November 2013, Lower Sabie

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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:33 pm

Day 10, Wednesday June 12, Twee Rivieren. Morning drive continued....

I managed to get some Springbok closeups
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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:34 pm

and after several failed attempts, finally, a Crimson Breasted Shrike
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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:35 pm

Out on my own again for the afternoon drive I headed up the Nossob river and managed to get a running Oryx
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A Martial Eagle with a very full crop
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15-17 November 2013, day visitor at Croc Bridge gate.
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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:36 pm

Some trees with Sociable Weaver's nests
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Re: BluTuna goes West

Unread postby BluTuna » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:37 pm

Then, something on the side of a hill caught my eye - Bat Eared Foxes - :dance:
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