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A Short Visit To Augrabies

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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:09 pm

Just a few pics from the place of great noise
Find this in the shower this morning:

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Very nicely camouflage against the backround
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While looking for a particular plant I noticed this gemsbok in the area of Moonrock:
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Give me a chance to come really close to it
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Just looking for trouble:
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:52 am

Cardinal woodpecker female
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Find this crab way from a water source
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Firefly,actually beetles belonging to the order Coleoptera
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:36 am

A nice close sighting :)
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:29 am

This tiger snake was found last night in one of the staff housing.
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:17 pm

This morning at the low water bridge, also a first for me, stop and take a pic of these untill I see these guys with the red in them,looks like a tilapia sp.
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:59 am

Some of the smaller snake species of the Park.
Give me a chance for a close up shot :) .
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:57 am

Camouflage:
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:15 pm

Some leopard activity in the area of Moonrock.Leopard was running off when they was in the area.
Thanks to one of the rangers Karin Isaacs for giving these pics.
Leopard spoor/track.
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Not much large trees so this will do:
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:10 am

This morning at the filling station,
Black spitting cobra.
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:17 pm

Sugar bird chicks
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This bat was found in Oranjekom toilet.
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:03 pm

Ok I have tried to take pics but have failed,those that I have took are really to bad to post.
Instead I will post these,the first pics from last year December when the lights was put on,they are also in the Sanparks Times.
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And this one was took from the upper deck close to the main falls.
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:11 pm

Here's two I took December.......

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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:46 am

Another short visit for you forumites into the Game area of Augrabies.
For those who have visit the park but no luck of finding klipspringers.
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Giraffes in the area of Oranjekom
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And the T-junction formed by them.
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Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:34 am

The benefit of these monkey's is that you get great pic oppurtunities, otherwise ........some just want to wring their necks... :lol: .
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