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Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by barryels » Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:50 am

Beautiful sightings Charbel :clap: .

Great pic's of the Go-away birdies, ellie and awesome ground hornbills. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: .
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Philip1 » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:11 am

:whistle: The Baobab....Stunning Ellies all the birds and Impies.... Thank you!. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:48 pm

hilda wrote:I also love the Grey Go-away Birds Charbel! I feed them bananas and other fruit during winter time and call them my "chickens". :D

Impies make beautiful pictures, especially with that beautiful green background! :clap: :clap:

Stunning pictures of the Ground Hornbills too! They are awesome! :dance: :dance:


Hi Hilda
Great t have Grey Go-Away Birds in the backyard!!!


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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:50 pm

Dear Philip and Barryels
Thanks for the continuing interest in the TR.

So good to share the sightings!

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Unread post by Super Mongoose » Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:57 pm

Hey Charbel, stunning photos of the Impalas and Ground Hornbills with their beautiful green backdrop!
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:59 pm

Thanks so much Charbel,

do love as well impalas, grey louries and ground hornbills :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:03 pm

Dear Pumbaa and Super Mongoose
Great to know you're on board on both TRs. It is an honour!
We share the same tastes!

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Carol g » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:17 pm

Charbel what wonderful sightings you had, thanks so much for sharing with us :gflower:
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:56 am

Carol g wrote:Charbel what wonderful sightings you had, thanks so much for sharing with us :gflower:


Hi Carol
Nice to have you on board!
I will now make a new posting to this TR. Let me tell you I am also writing a TR for my KTP trip last June: Kgalagadi: the big and the small.

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by charbel » Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:15 am

Here are the last sightings in Roodewal Road before reaching the Ratelpan Bird Hide, which would give us one of the most, if not the most incredible experience in the whole trip.

We found a nice Tree Squirrel (Paraxerus Cepapi), showed in the next two pics.

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Another nice finding were these two White-Backed Vultures taking care of their chicks in the nests.

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Here is a closer view of one of Vultures.

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Finally, some caring for the chicks, probably giving food to them.

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I hope you all enjoy!

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:22 am

Charbel,

Two great episodes with the gorgeous Impies, Ground Hornbills :clap: :clap: and not to mention :cam: of Leeubron :mrgreen: wish I was there *sigh*

Stunning pics of the Squirrels they are so entertaining.

The vulture sequence pics are stunning :thumbs_up: ...really caring parents there. :hmz:

More please :popcorn:
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Cape of Storms » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:49 am

Love those cute little squirrels!

which would give us one of the most, if not the most incredible experience in the whole trip.


Now I can't wait to hear more!!Image

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by hilda » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:02 pm

Love the cute little Squirrel Charbel, and the Vultures on the nests are absolutely superb! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by barryels » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:35 pm

That little Squirres is just sooo cute :dance: .

Great pic's of the vultures on their nest :clap: .
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Off to Kruger:
17-19/10/2016 Letaba
20-22/10/2016 Punda
23-25/10/2016 Shingwedzi
26-28/10/2016 Mopani

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Re: Report of our first trip to Kruger - 3-14 January 2011

Unread post by Carol g » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:49 pm

Chabel, the squirrels are soooooo cute, thanks for sharing :gflower:
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