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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:30 am

:clap: :clap: AG, All ways....Great sightings and awesome pics. Thank you. :great:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:21 am

@ Philip 1, thank you :)

Goodmorning all
Sightings over the weekend:

12/10, a cold and windy night with a few sightings,
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl
stripe pole cat 2,together and klipspringers and springbok.

13/10
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
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Aardwolf
Night jar

Klipspringer
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Springbok
Gemsbok
Eland
Kudu
Giraffe
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:07 am

AG love the Giraffe and the sunset photos........... :clap: :clap: :clap:

Very busy night yesterday evening....... :thumbs_up: Aardwolf again!!!!

Great to see that you saw the Striped Pole Cats Friday evening......... :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:01 pm

and poetic photos :dance: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:06 pm

Sightings from last night:
Red rock rabbit
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl
Toad grasshopper
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Klipspringer
Springbok
Gemsbok
Giraffes
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:04 pm

:thumbs_up: Ag....Thanks for the nice pics of all. The Giraffe, great.. Image
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby arks » Tue Oct 15, 2013 6:48 pm

Great photo of the toad grasshopper :thumbs_up: -- what a seriously cool-looking critter! :shock: 8)
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby saraf » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:04 pm

arks wrote:Great photo of the toad grasshopper :thumbs_up: -- what a seriously cool-looking critter! :shock: 8)

Was just thinking that. Really unusual.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:19 pm

both :lol:
magnificent to see a toad becoming a grasshopper... normaly is in Prince :hmz:

well done Guru :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby arks » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:07 pm

:funny:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:54 am

What a great evening!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:

That eland is beautiful!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Love the toad grasshopper!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:29 am

Morning all
Last night sightings:

Red rock rabbit
Stripe polecat
Nightjar
Spotted eagle owl
Scrub hare

Klipspringer
Gemsbok
Kudu's
Eland

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Oct 21, 2013 11:32 am

Stripe Polecat came out to play again!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:11 pm

Just caught up again AG! Lots and lots of awesome sightings and great pictures of them all! :clap: :clap:

I have never seen or hear of a Toad Grasshopper! Very interesting creature! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Oct 26, 2013 9:31 am

@ hilda, these grasshoppers also blend in very well with their environment.


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