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 Post subject: Winter and the dry season
Unread postPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 8:09 am 
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The time of year is approaching when the water dries up and the animals concentrate around permanent water sources. Excited for this years webcam winter season!!!!! Already someone witnessed a lion kill on satara webcam. WOW!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
Unread postPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 8:21 am 
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This morning has already produced some awsome sightings of hyena and jackal.


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Must say the sighting on the Satara cam is really something special!

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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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i havent seen it yet, still trying to find it.


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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here you go it was awesome

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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Wow that is an incredible sight!!!! imagining hearing the sound effects by the fence. That explains why there are hyena's in the area that have stayed by the troff for a while now.


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Seeing lots of animals on the webcams again is so cool!!! I love the dry season! What are the chances of having more webcams placed around the park? has it been discussed before, are the reasons for not doing it?


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Maybe someone else can answer you on that Stickman :thumbs_up:
But I too love the winter and dry season! The game is more clustered together and so the cats follow 8)

Ideally it would be nice to visit the Park in the winter and summer :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Cheetah2111, im sure you have spent time in the park through out the year. Summer/Wet season has the most amazing bird life and if you are into birding it is a fantastic time of the year to visit the park. Even tho there isnt a time of the year that isnt fantastic.

Since some of the man made water holes are not being used anymore it might have a positive effect on the amount of game that comes to the webcam watering holes which is going to be awsome for this years winter season!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Cant agree more. Satara webcams have been extremely active the past couple od days. It will be exciting and looking forward to it. :popcorn: :cam: :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Yes indeed Stickman!

I have been recently in December, Feb and March.
So I would so like to go in a nice dry month next! Like September 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Best time of the year! surface water is at its lowest and animals are concentrated around the main watering holes. :thumbs_up: In summer i find that nothing says kruger like the sound of the woodland king fisher.


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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The dry season produces the goods again!!!! Wild dog at orpen yesterday afternoon/evening. What an incredible sight!!! My first time seeing wild dog on the webcams so cool. Does anyone have a the picture. I did see it on krugersightins.com but would apreciate it if someone posted it.


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Agreed Stickman. The webcams are world class. I particularly like the early mornings and late evenings.
The webcams are a great indicator of the state of the bush and how it changes according to the seasons. Winter is indeed prime time, enjoy :popcorn: :dance:

As for your question regarding the additional webcams, I recon with the current state of poaching in the park there is little chance of additional webcams. The last this you need is another source of information of Rhino habits and movements in the park. Even if it's around busy areas like the rest camps. That's my opinion anyway.

Imagine a webcam on one of those lead wood trees overlooking Sunset dam, Lower Sabie. That would be quality! :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Winter and the dry season
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Mr Jungle,

you sir just gave me a idea for my next topic. Keep an eye out for the topic "Where would you put a webcam in the KNP"


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