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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:32 am

Gorgeous pics, AG. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:39 am

:sup: AG, all i can say is......STUNNING :great: :great:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:56 am

Lovely pics, wow! Particularly love the eland one 8)
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:52 am

Well thank you :) .

Just a few sightings from last year 31/12
Srcub hare
Red rock rabbit

Klipspringer
springbok
Eland
Kudu
Giraffes

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:35 pm

Sightings for tonight:
Scrub hare
Genet
Spotted eagle owl

Steenbok
Springbok
Eland
Kudu's
Zebra's
Giraffes

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Thu Jan 03, 2013 5:52 am

Thanks for the update on your super sightings AG :thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby saraf » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:01 pm

Love those sunsets.
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:11 pm

:D thank you Guru
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:53 am

Good morning :) .
And only a pleasure,those sunsets are really stunning.
Sightings from previous drives:
03/01
Klipspringers
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Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl
Night jar
Herd of eland
Gemsbok
Kudu"s


04/01
Hartmann zebra"s in Oranjekom area.
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Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl
Night jar
Klipspringers
Springbok
Lots of eland
Giraffes

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:33 am

:clap: the silhouette of the Klipsringers :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:19 pm

Indeed fantastic pictures of the klipies - Sigh :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:25 am

Morning
Sightings from 05/01

These 2 really take their time,when we enters the Game area.
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Giraffes in the area of Oranjekom and springbok scattered through out the drive.
Lots of eland and a spotted eagle owl at the end of the drive.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:27 am

:w: AG, you are a Star :great:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:32 am

Thanks Philip 1, :D

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:56 am

AG..Super pic of the two slow walkers. :D
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