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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:36 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: Stunning owl photos!!!
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby AstroMatt » Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:14 am

There are some lovely sightings here....can't wait to get there on Sunday. :thumbs_up:
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Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:20 am

Enjoy every moment AstroMatt........hope that you'll share your stunning sightings........ :thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:21 am

AstroMatt wrote:There are some lovely sightings here....can't wait to get there on Sunday.


Sunday nights are lucky nights, sighting wise :)

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby AstroMatt » Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:33 am

That's what i wanted to hear :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
You can also download a free copy of the identification guides for KTP and Augrabies.
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:55 pm

Brilliant Owl pictures AG! :clap: :clap:

Enjoy AstroMatt! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:23 pm

wow AstroMatt :mrgreen: Lucky you

enjoy, enjoy the night drive with the Guru :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:54 am

Morning all
Sightings for the weekend
22/06

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Genet
Spotted eagle owl

Klipspringers
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DSC03221 by closed4, on Flickr
Springbok
Gemsbok
Kudu
Eland
Hartmann zebra

23/06
On this drive a forumite Matthew Schurch also joins me, unfortunately no leopard this time but the sightings was good. :) .
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
Night jar juvenile
Spotted eagle owl
African wildcat with it's prey,seems like a small dassie.
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DSC03250 by closed4, on Flickr
Feeding
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DSC03252 by closed4, on Flickr
Cleaning
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DSC03261 by closed4, on Flickr

Steenbok
Springbok
Gemsbok
Kudu,lots of them on several occasions
Eland
Hartmann zebra's
Giraffes

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:05 pm

cute Klipspringers and AWC :D :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:48 am

Lots of lovely sightings AG! The Klipspringertjies are so cute! Great sighting of the AWC with it's prey! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:23 am

Morning all
Sightings for last night:

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
Spotted eagle owl
African wildcat
Genet
Stripe polecat
Aardvark, spotted by Astromatt,as soon as I get pictures from him I will post them, my pics are a bit blurry,this was spotted in the area of Moonrock.
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Springbok
Gemsbok
Kudu

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:26 am

Oh my goodness..........I'm :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

What a stunning drive you had.........lot of awesome sightings and then a cherry on the cake!!

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:58 am

This is my 4th sighting of Aardvark in the Park and it is just unbelievable, filled with exitement every time I see this prehistoric animal.

We sat there for a long time reversing +-40 60m back, but unfortunately it has moved into a nearby hole.
Lights were put of and just the silence as we can hear the somewhat thundering echo of it's digging. :D

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:58 am

:thumbs_up: :popcorn:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:40 pm

Definitely going to book a drive when we're there in July!

Augrabies Guru, my wishlist is Aardwolf and Striped polecat if you can arrange it :P
Aardvark would be wonderful too!
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