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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:59 am

In the Spek Boom conservatory I found this fat guy..

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:00 am

At the hide were a couple of buffs

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:02 am

and to brighten up the TR some more flowers....dedicated to the 'commentors'

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:02 am

a proud kudu

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:04 am

and another bird

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:07 am

a reminder that we are in the elephant park......
a view from the lookout, and lots of ellies

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:39 pm

Lionspoon wrote:For us the jackal buzzard was the most often seen raptor in Addo.
Hang on, actually the BSK first, then the JB. I think, we only had
one steppe buzzard. :hmz:

So the lions didn't catch the wartie. At least not in your sight. :roll:

The ellie interactions are wonderful and the three in one shot -
excellent!!!

Secretary in Addo - 8) :dance:

And the raptor above the road sign - stunning shot! :thumbs_up:


I think all my buzzards were Steppes....strange :hmz:

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:44 pm

The weather started to change in the late afternoon

This black headed heron formed an interesting silhouette

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:45 pm

a buff was lazing at the 'action' water hole

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:48 pm

A couple of hundred meters from where the warthog chase had started ...a traffic jam

this is all we could see for a long time

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:55 pm

3 heads popped up.... :hmz: :hmz:
so is this the same 2 from this morning? where was the female? same 3 from the buffs incident?
who roared?

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:27 pm

18 Feb 2012

The first major sighting of the day was a traffic jam.

They were at the first unnamed water hole, where we saw the ellie playing with the water inlet, just around the corner from last nights location.

2 male lions.....ok so which are they?

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:31 pm

After almost an hour of watching them do what lions do....(nothing).....we decided to move on.

As we started driving off, a surprise.....collared female came out of the opposite bush

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She greeted the males, had a drink...

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Then ploncked down....we continued our drive

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:36 pm

In the open area just before Harvey's there were always animals...


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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:38 pm

BBJ on the hunt amongst the flowers

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