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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby ossendryver » Sat Dec 25, 2010 7:41 pm

Nice sighting cheetah.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sat Dec 25, 2010 10:00 pm

Thank you Ossendryver :D

I just found I have a pic of him facing me!
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby flying cheetah » Wed Dec 29, 2010 5:25 pm

This was one of a group of four seen from the tar road between Satara and Olifants :D

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby ossendryver » Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:24 pm

Pumbaa the best area I think to spot reedbucks are around letaba. To be specific go on the tropic of Capricorn loop.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby flying cheetah » Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:46 pm

On our last trip we saw 8 Reedbucks: a couple near Phabeni gate, a couple at the S11, 2 females around 10km north of Satara and then 4 (3 males, 1 female) 5 minutes later :D
Here are more pics of the 4, one of the adult males looked much healthier than the other one!

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Aat » Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:11 pm

I always thought that the Capricorn Loop was near Mopani :hmz:

Was lucky with Reedbuck last trip, seen them close to Satara (near main road to Olifants), along the H10 halfway between Lower Sabie and Tshokwane, along S41 and S90 , close to Bangu waterhole.
I am sure they will appear in one of the stories in my TR :) :)

ossendryver wrote:Pumbaa the best area I think to spot reedbucks are around letaba. To be specific go on the tropic of Capricorn loop.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby okie » Thu Dec 30, 2010 12:39 pm

OWN and Aat . Indeed they seem to be hanging around there on Olifants road all the time . Seen in late afternoon September 2010 - a male and three or four females .

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby SamoesaWoestyn » Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:59 am

On our recent trip to KNP in December 2010 we saw 4 Reedbuck:
No Reedbuck at the Nshawu waterholes… a first for us!!

H1-4 Just North of Satara (@Aat might be from the same family …)

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H1-1 Close to Pretriuskop (saw a male and female in the TALL Pretoriuskop grass)

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:27 pm

Okay. Another photo of the Reedbuck. We saw them on the road to Giriyondo Borderpost, just past Makhadzi Picnic Spot. They were drinking from a marshy area next to the road.

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Phugwane » Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:51 am

GP thanks for the new pic...definitely a Normal Reedbuck. Mother and son. There used to be a huge Ram located at the picnic spot but now it seems a very territorial Bushbuck ram has taken over that spot. The Shawu drainage area to the East of Mopani Camp is probably the best place in Kruger to see Reedbuck and Pretorius Kop is a great area for them as well with its long grassy patches

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Great Dane » Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:43 am

Although not SanParks still a South African Park. This Reedbuck was seen in the Cape Vidal part of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KZN, August 2011. A wet and very windy day.

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A few more from the sequence :D
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby flying cheetah » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:10 pm

Wonderful pics Great Dane :clap: I have been in iSimangaliso several timesand didn't even know you can find Reedbucks there :redface:
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby boje1212 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:17 pm

I have seen many(incl. a small family with a very young one), in the Nshawu Marsh Lands to the east of Mopani, notably in July this year. However, the photos were terrible due to extreme early morning fog from this year.
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby Wildkyker » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:20 am

Hi everyone

I am glad to say that I have seen these Reedbuck and can tick them of my list.
Saw them on the H10
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Saw this one few days later on the S1
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread postby wildtuinman » Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:05 am

We found a male and a female at Bowkerskop waterhole over the weekend. Will post a photo later in the week.
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