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WillieV Fourth time "lucky" in Kgalagadi - May 2012 (06/12)

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

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:19 pm

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:30 pm

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The male watched from a distance.

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After the show the family walked towards Nossob.

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A sighting we will never forget.
KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:25 pm

Here are a few more pics of Tsamma the Leopard.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:17 pm

Lion at Leeudril.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:08 pm

Lion near Melkvlei.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 16, 2012 10:24 pm

Lions at Rooibrak.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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

Unread post by WillieV » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:20 pm

Stork and Secretary birds at Polentswa.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 17, 2012 9:28 pm

Secretarybird.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 17, 2012 9:43 pm

Barolong at Urikaruus.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:13 am

Thanks billyf.

Fork-tailed Drongo and Pygmy Falcon.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 18, 2012 3:43 pm

I hope this old windpump will stay, even if they start to use solar panels to pump the water at Aucterlonie.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:14 pm

Siesta.

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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
Senior Virtual Ranger
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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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Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

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

Unread post by WillieV » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:54 pm

Kori Bustard.
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Namaqua Sandgrouse
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Immature Black-chested Snake-eagle.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
Posts: 3606
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

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

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:36 pm

Black-chested Snake-eagle
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About the only Shaft-tailed Whydah I saw.
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Not the same photo of the Jackal Buzzard as in the TR.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

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)
Posts: 3606
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

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

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:06 pm

Snakes.

Puff Adder infront of the gate at Nossob.
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Whip snake.
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Two for the price of one. Cape Cobra eating Mole Snake outside Urikaruus..
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)


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