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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:59 am

Morning all
hilda wrote:Wow! Springbok with new borns! Please try and get a picture of them AG!

Will try Hilda, :)

Sightings over the weekend:
05/10
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl

Klipspringer, my guest really enjoy this sighting as the klipspringer was standing next to the vehicle.
Springbok
Lots of Kudu's
Gemsbok
Giraffe

06/10
Scrub hare,I've noticed that we found more of them together :)
Red rock rabbit, nice close-up sighting
African wildcat
Spotted eagle owl

Klipspringers
Springbok
Many eland, scattered throught-out the drive
Hartmann zebra
Giraffe

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:39 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Great drives.........and those Klipspringers are always a treat!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Mon Oct 07, 2013 12:22 pm

Must be very exciting to find a Klipspringer next to the vehicle AG! I can understand the guests joy about that one! :dance: :dance:

More than enough awesome sightings on these two drives! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:35 am

Morning all
We found some eland at Kukurasiep dry river bed and a african wildcat at the Black Ridges.
Family group of klipspringers at the bottom of the Black Ridges and gemsbok and genet in the fountain area.
A quick sighting of the genet and not all of my guest had saw it,luckily we found it again lower down in a river bed.

Some also wanted to see giraffes and their wish has come true, 2 large bulls close to the road.

On my way back a larger herd of eland with a lot of sub adults in the area of Moonrock.

Scrub hares as usual, challence me for a race, came dodging in front of the road and just started running in the road :)

Kudu as well.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:03 am

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

So the scrub Hares are playing chicken with the Night drive............. :doh: :D

Great evening with a nice variety.......... :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:54 pm

Sounds absolutely wonderful AG! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:13 am

Morning all
Last night sightings:

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
Spotted eagle owl
Genet
African wildcat
Here is another pic from a African wildcat that we had saw in July this year, the pic was took by Cathy Withers.
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African Wild Cat-2-2 by closed4, on Flickr

Klipspringer
Springbok
Kudu
Eland
Giraffes close to the restcamp with a fairly young one with them.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:17 am

Lovely photo........... :clap: :clap: :clap:

Giraffes close to the restcamp with a fairly young one with them.


And Spring is in the air....... :dance: .......just love those baby Giraffes!!!
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:08 am

Morning all
Sightings for last night:


Leopard, on our way back at the Black Ridges,not to close but a good sighting.
Aardwolf
Genet
Red rock rabbit
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl

Klipspringer
Springbok
Gemsbok
Kudu
Eland
Hartmann zebra's with 2 young foals with them.
Giraffes

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:16 am

My oh my...........you got a Full House yesterday evening!!!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Leopard and Aardwolf!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by saraf » Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:15 pm

I thin we ought to rename you Augrabies Leopard Magnet
Want to say Thank You or Well Done to a fellow 'mite? Why not nominate them for a Kudu?

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by AstroMatt » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:32 pm

Again you manage to turn up some excellent sightings....anyone would think you had them on standby ;)
Looking forward to seeing some pics (hope you got some). :thumbs_up:
Kgalagadi Leopard Project
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Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:41 am

AstroMatt wrote:Looking forward to seeing some pics (hope you got some).

Unfortunately not this time, it was to far.

Last night sightings:
Aardwolf
African wildcat
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DSC04065 by closed4, on Flickr
Spotted eagle owl
Scrub hare

Klipspringer
Springbok
Eland
Hartmann zebra's
Giraffe

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:29 pm

Leopard and Aardwolf... "la totale" :thumbs_up: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:06 am

Great to see that the Aardwolf is coming out to play more frequent!! :dance: :dance: :dance:

Lovely AWC photo........... :thumbs_up:
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