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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:55 am

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:Ras...Those sounds are just so special to listen to. :mrgreen:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:


they surely are amazing

last night's night drive i found the same 3 males around fairfield
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Re: Talamati sightings

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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:28 am

ecojunkie wrote:Rastah - so glad you joined up and are posting from your new camp! Missing you down here though......


thanks very much ecojunkie.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby mvuleni » Sun Jan 13, 2013 4:58 pm

Hello forumites,

My name is Patrick Mnisi, Iam a field guide at Talamati, I want to inform you from today that i will be posting Talamati sightings.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Foxy » Sun Jan 13, 2013 5:12 pm

Welcome Patrick
Am sure you will post many beautiful photos from around the Talamati area.

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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:21 am

welcome to the forum Patrick
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby spargish » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:45 am

Welcome to the Forum Patrick! :clap:

Cant wait to hear more about the talamati sightings :dance: :mrgreen:
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby saraf » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:06 pm

Welcome Patrick, looking forward to hearing all about your adventures.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:12 pm

Welcome Patrick..Eagerly awaiting to see what is in store. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:25 pm

Oh Wow, the kitties were waiting for your Ras, maybe they love being the center of attraction around there is your valley.

And a warm welcome to Patrick, show us everything!

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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:15 am

hello mites

update on Talamati's biggest sighting recently: RAIN

and yaa we really need it because it was getting dry.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:45 pm

Glad you are getting the much needed rain ras! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby gavingillham » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:20 pm

Elsa, I have read all the entries regarding sightings for Talamati camp, which now has left me in doubt as to whether I should book at Talamati camp or Sukuza. I am intending to be in the Kruger around the 18 March this year; your advice will be very helpful (I do a lot of photograph)

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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:41 pm

Welcome to the forum gav.

Skuk is a large 'city' of a camp while Tal is much smaller and 'private'.
There is less game around Tal, but you have no traffic jams at great sightings.
Night rides from Tal often produce rarer sightings like serval, civet, African wild cat.
There are a lot (immediate) of routes to choose from around Skuk, but just 2 from Tal.

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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Elsa » Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:09 pm

Hi Gavin and a warm welcome to the forum! :clap:

In some ways its quite a difficult choice to make.

I love Talamati, make no error but have found in Summer the grass can be quite long and high making sightings a bit difficult.
So off the top of my head and to add to what BB has already said....

Talamati - not as many road choices as around Skukuza area.
but does have the S36 nearby where one can often find the rare Sable antelope.
Has 2 hides in camp where one can sit and often get some great pics.
No restaurant or takeaway facilities.

Skukuza - much larger camp with all amenities, more crowds etc.
Plenty of routes to choose from.
Lake Panic Hide nearby, fantastic for photography.

Hope this has helped somewhat or maybe confused you even more! :tongue:
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