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WillieV
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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:42 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:53 pm

Close to Rooibrak.

Who are on their way to us ?
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Never mind. Let us look the other direction.
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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:38 pm

Thanks Nina! :thumbs_up:

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Jul 09, 2012 4:50 pm

Thanks.

Here are pics from 2011.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:36 pm

Thank you.

Now some more occupants of the Auob.

Pigmy Falcon.
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Fiscal Shrike.
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Red - headed Finch.
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Immature Black - breasted Snake Eagle ?
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Black Crow.
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Capped Wheatear.
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Crimson-breasted Shrike.
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Yellow Canery.
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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:09 pm

Immature Namaqua Dove
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Fork-tailed Drongo.
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Immature Black-breasted Snake Eagle.
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Crowned Lapwing.
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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:35 pm

Lilac-breasted Roller
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Gabar Goshawk ?
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SouthernYellow-billed Hornbill.
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Pygmy Falcon.
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Black Crow.
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Purple Roller.
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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:15 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:24 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:36 pm

One of four lions near Rooibrak.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:40 pm

Two lions at Craig Lockhardt.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:08 pm

Our last lion sighting for 2012 was close to Melkvlei.

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Next: A lion sighting from 2011.
KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
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Location: Western Cape

Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:54 pm

During our visit in May 2011 we had this sighting south of Nossob.

It was 7:45 am, when a male and a female lion and their youngster came walking towards us.

The adults passed us, but the young one decided to get himself a "soccer ball", it was worldcup year, and entertained us.

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TBC
KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:15 am

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TBC
KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
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Location: Western Cape

Re: Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:16 am

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)


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