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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:14 am

hello mites

i'm back at camp now. been away since the heavy rain.

so this is to clarify that the camp is up and running.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Elsa » Thu Mar 07, 2013 2:54 pm

Welcome back Ras and Talamati! :clap:
now looking forward to more of your wonderful sighting reports. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:13 am

thanks very much for the response

i will be going out for a sunset drive tonight. the first after the rain.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:23 am

yesterday sunset drive we saw african wild cat, rhino, buffalo and gnu
morning drive today we saw sable, warthog, kudu and the like
and Talamati style we were the only people at the sable sighting which was between imbali and fairfield.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:57 am

gavingillham wrote: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)


i got to meet Gavin at Talamati and that was special.

good luck with the sightings Gav.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:33 pm

hello mites

the game drives at talamati have been quite impressive. moreover guests had very great sightings on their private vehicles, of cheetah(several times), leopard, you name it.

im still struggling to get usable material due to dense bushes.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:08 pm

Hopefully the bush will start thinning out a bit soon!
but sounds like there have been some wonderful sightings there in any case.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:24 am

the little dry condition is bringing with it amazing sightings yet again.

last night on sunset drive we saw two male lions that were following a herd of buffalo on a hunting attempt. it's quite logical because this time around there is a lot of calves.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:37 am

ras wrote:hello forumites

the past couple of days have been quite productive with Patrick recording a sighting of 4 lionesses with about nine cubs. i on the other hand have been lucky with leopard and serval.

by the way Patrick has moved to Orpen Gate on promotion as of yesterday. :clap: :dance:


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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Sun May 12, 2013 4:14 pm

hello again mites

Talamati is a bit dense but things are still going well as far as sightings are concerned. yesterday we saw two male lions on the morning drive, after a long time. we also getting a lot of serval sightings.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Mandinga » Mon May 13, 2013 12:49 pm

ras wrote:... by the way Patrick has moved to Orpen Gate on promotion as of yesterday. :clap: :dance:


Thanks for the updates Ras.
Would this be the Patrick who was based at Lower Sabie in 2010?

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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ecojunkie » Mon May 13, 2013 1:41 pm

Mandinga wrote:Would this be the Patrick who was based at Lower Sabie in 2010?


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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Thu May 16, 2013 2:24 pm

hi Granjan, will monitor them for you. i will have one in a leash by the time you get here :wink: hopefully.

no Mandinga, a different Patrick.

the sightings are relatively good currently. actually on the 12th i saw a pack of 18+ dogs on the s145/s36 junction. i was informed they have been around that area for almost 5 days.
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby ras » Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:29 am

hello mites and talamatians.

yesterday sunset drive was very productive. i went with one of our regular visitors, the Ross family and we saw side-striped jackal, rhino fighting, a female leopard which we located by her call and plenty more general game.

later on the night drive we found the two male rhinos still at it. i guess that's how things are settled in the bush. later on we saw a porcupine, then towards the end of the drive surprise surprise, an AARDVARK!! :dance: :dance: :D

that is my definiton of a special day at work. :D
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Re: Talamati sightings

Unread postby Pumbaa » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:42 am

I am wishing you much more of such days at work. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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