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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:58 am

Thanx for all the updates, always nice to see what is going on in the parks when you can't be there........ :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:48 am

Morning all
Nightjar as we enters the Game area and red rock rabbit at the Black Ridges, a family group of klipspringers on the other side and a herd of eland at the fountain viewpoint.

A herd of springbok on our way back as well as genet and scrub hare.

Another herd of eland close to the restcamp.

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Unread post by lion queen » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:37 pm

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:48 am

Morning all.
Giraffes close to the restcamp and a family pair of klipspringers close to Moonrock. A gemsbok in front of the Black Ridges and another klipspringer pair at the bottom of the Black Ridges.

Gemsbok in the area of fonteintjie and a porcupine close to the Restcamp on our way back.

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:04 am

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Giraffes close to the restcamp and a spotted eagle owl flewing passed us. Springbok in the area of Oranjekom waterhole and a large herd of eland at the bottom of the Black Ridges.
On our way back scrub hare a young porcupine in the Kukurasiep area and klipspringers in the area of Moonrock with another spotted eagle owl close to the road.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:44 am

AG,

Breathtaking sunrise pic. :mrgreen:

Thank you for the update... on all your amazing sightings. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:14 am

A sunset pic Trrp-trrrrrrrr, :)

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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:17 am

:redface: ..Just show how awesome it is :thumbs_up: ..no matter sunrise or sunset...beautiful. :dance:
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Unread post by Pumbaa » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:20 pm

WoW AG,

that sunset pictures is breathtaking - and even with a giraffe - Sigh :mrgreen:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:09 am

Morning all
Giraffes was found close to the restcamp last night and two bulls one a bit younger engage in neckwrestling.
A family group of klipspringers, only the silhouettes was visible at this stage and a herd of springbok in the area of Oranjekom waterhole.

Red rock rabbit at the Black Ridges and scrub hare throught-out the drive.
2 Kudu bulls and a gemsbok bull at fonteintjie.

On my way back a herd of eland.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:25 am

Morning all
So anybody of you experience a bat flying into you while on a Game drive? Well it happen last night,it was just a scream at the back,standing up and stamping her feet, the bat was lying on the seat,after removing it we continue, at that stage it was also all we have seen.

I found the same 2 kudu bulls and gemsbok bull in the area of the Black Ridges as well as the family group of klipspringers.In the area of Oranjekom a large herd of eland and giraffe close to the rest camp.
Scrub hare was found throught out the drive.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:43 am

:big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

Bat are not my favorite mammal!!!

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Love the rest of the sightings!!!! :D
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:23 am

@ Lion queen, was wondering when this type of incidents will happen,with all those mammals flying around.

Last night sightings.
Scrub hare
African wildcat

Klipspringers
Springbok
Kudu's
Hartmann zebra
Giraffes
lots and lots of bats :)

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:55 am

Lots and Lots of Brats........oops sorry Bats!!! :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :lol: :lol:

I don't mind them flying around, it's just that radar going crazy and the brat ending up in my hair that is a problem!!!...... :whistle:

You had quite a good sighting night.......... :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:54 am

Morning all
Sightings for last night:

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Spotted eagle owl

Eland
Giraffe


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