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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:05 am

more and more vultures appeared

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:05 am

but they had to wait their turn as this jackal was not finished yet

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:07 am

finally the jackal left and the vultures were on

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:07 am

at Kousant we saw more secretary birds

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:29 pm

09.10.2013 – continued

It was a great surprise when we arrived at Kwang and the vultures were already there. I don’t know if they are the same or different ones we saw at Polentswa.

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:31 pm

There were some bateleurs

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:31 pm

and a lanner falcon as well.

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:32 pm

At Cubitje Quap our attention was called to the wildlife

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:33 pm

We moved on and checked in at Nossob. I had planned to go on a sunset drive tonight but as I developed a stiff neck I thought that was not a good idea. Instead we went on an afternoon drive to Marie se draai. It was quiet again. When we saw a PCG on the ground we stopped to check if a honey badger was around. We did not see one but we saw our first ever cape cobra,

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:43 pm

10.10.13

As Marie se draai did not really deliver yesterday, we went on the morning drive to Kwang again. Our first sighting was a a strange one. Some people were having breakfast at the look-out point. We checked that later and saw no sign that tells you to stay in the car, but I have never heard that you are allowed to get out there.

The next sighting was much nicer – a hyena on a mission

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followed by a second one

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:45 pm

One minute later I managed to take pictures of a kori bustard taking off

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:46 pm

At Kwang the lions were back, Unfortunately they were not as close as last time.

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:48 pm

On our return to Nossob we stopped at Cubitje Quap. There were only a few sandgrouses

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:49 pm

and one jackal tried half-heartedly to hunt them while another one was dozing

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Re: In search of honey badger, porcupine and whistling rat

Unread postby gatita » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:50 pm

We went to the hide for a while as some wildebeests were close by but they did not come to the waterhole

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