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Sparrow Through the Eyes of a Sparrow October 2012

Unread postby Sparrow » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:16 pm

Well seeing that we have only 13 days to go to our next trip I think I should make a selection of a few pictures of some of the previous trips and see if we can better them this time.

They will be random choices and in no particular date order or preferance but they are sure good memories of what Mother Nature has to offer us mere mortals and to be protected.

I hope you will enjoy.

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Hope these few have whet your apetite as it sure has mine. Only 13 sleeps to go.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:32 pm

Sorry gal but the cricket fiasco got to me :slap: :slap: :slap: :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

Just a few more before lala land.

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Well thats it for now, sleep tite mind da bugs don`t bite and see you All tomorrow
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:29 am

Tanx for the comments mites much appreciated

Some more for breakfast time.

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See you All later tonight.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:34 pm

Trrp there were actually six of them lazing in the grass.

Hi Hilda done 2 reports (Migration of a Sparrow)

Yeah MM there were three at the time and should be around 3 years old now

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And Mom

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Grantmissy tanx for following.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:53 pm

Tanx for the comments gang.

Hi Heksie ( small gate in english :whistle: :roll: ) We found these little chaps on the H7. Long story short, we spotted a kill at 5.45am and sat with it for at least 30 minutes before any other car arrived (all the rest had gone down the S100). Eventually after about a zillion cars had joined us we decided it was time to go and managed to muscle our way out of the scrum. As I got onto the wrong side of the road to escape we spotted that magnificant Mom with her kids who we thought was trying to cross the road to introduce the new members to the pride. After some pics (tanx girl) she decided to retreat back into the bush and we were the only ones to have seen them.

Just love these birds but can never get a good snap of them.

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If only they could talk, imagine the stories they could tell.

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Why do they move so fast? can never get a full frontal

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Dis nou `n MAN nie `n mannetjie

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And this Grand Old relaxed Man turned as I had just taken the snap and with ears flat trunk curled under chased us about 100 meters down the road. Never knew that a VW has 3 reverse gears.

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I think that is enough for now or otherwise I will be hitching up the caravan and leaving in an hour.

See you All tomorrow.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:07 pm

Could not resist ONE last one for the night.

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Nite Nite All lekker slaap en opas vir die goggas
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:53 pm

Tanx for the comments yoy three. A couple more.

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Believe me they are delicious with a bit of tabasco
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:25 am

Tanx All and great to have you along Pumbaa.

Just a couple for this rainy Sunday morn.

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And another sunset to close the day.

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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:12 pm

Okay gang here`s some more.

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And one before sunrise.

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Better not post anymore at this moment, but will be back later.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:18 pm

Tanx for the comments gang much appreciated.

Hilda tanx for the report back so chuffed you enjoyed it.

And now seeing that there are only 7 days to go until the Live Trip Report let me try and clear out this photo file.

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See you later with some more.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:35 pm

Tanx Hilda, can`t wait to get there and start the report.

Some more for the gang.

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Stay tuned more tomorrow.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:07 pm

Val, Trrp, MM, Philip, Barry, Hilda and billy tanx for your input on this trip, its a great inspiration.

Heksie Gal before you cut me off you had better read Heksie rule 565.b which states that with Heksie luck combined with Sparrow sight could deliver something awesome in 2 weeks time.

Pumbaa that bird and I had about 20 minutes together, he was eating an apple core until a taxi chased him off.

Let me now connect to flickr and bring you some more.

These little chaps were actually catching grass hoppers for breakfast.

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We will look like Dad one day.

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About 200 metres from Phala gate.

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Love my avi

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Thats it for now see you tomorrow.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:16 pm

Heks It was a snake, watched the whole lot and how he caught it.
Rhino babe was about fifty metres away and very curious with a rather agitated mom.

Tanx Trrp, yeah not long to go now. Got all the border letters and passports sorted.

Hilda the hoppers were quite large tho.

MM I have another pic of him actually skipping off into the bush on just one leg.

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Pleasure barry those Cheetah were really special.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:22 pm

Couple more before bedtime.


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That`s it for now see ya later.
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Re: Through the Eyes of a Sparrow

Unread postby Sparrow » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:09 pm

Tanx Pumbaa and they can also be very inquisitive at that age.

Ted Daron in three days.

Trrp Adrenalin !!!!!!!!!! is that what it is ??????????

MM hope to get some better one`s next week.

barry he was so relaxed (no other cars around) just wished he would have sat/layed down, but no such luck.

billy me tooooooooooooo

Heksia Gal found him near Dukes Waterhole
leaving Monday morning 4am all by my lonesome again. Ross started a new job today and my friend who was going to join us lost a family member on Tuesday and won`t be coming.

My little avi making a hop skip and jump for it.

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