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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:36 am

Morning all
Sightings for the weekend
23/03

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
Spotted eagle owl
Genet
African wildcat

Klipspringers
Springbok
Eland
Hartmann zebra's

24/03
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl

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Red hartebees

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:54 am

Lovely sightings AG.......thanks for sharing!!!

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Unread post by barryels » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:01 am

Great sightings AG :clap:
Hope we will also have the same when we visit in April 2014 :hmz: .
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Unread post by hilda » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:13 pm

We will definitely book a night drive in April 2014 AG! Lovely silhouette of the Giraffe! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:42 am

@ barryels and hilda,I'm looking forward to your visit in 2014, I know it will just be around the corner :whistle: ,time fly. :)

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Unread post by hilda » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:14 am

Thank you AG! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:07 am

Morning all
Sightings from 26/03

We had about 13mm of rain and on the above mentioned date there were lightning all around us.
We have seen the following.
Red rock rabbit
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl
Night jar
African wildcat, a bit far but it has come walking to us.

Red hartebees
Gemsbok
Hartmann zebra

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Unread post by Hugh » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:56 am

After looking at all you posts AG we look forward to our visit early September Hope to see you .
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:45 am

We did have some stunning lightning displays!!!

Still got some nice sightings............ :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:22 pm

Nice sightings AG! :clap: :clap:

What does a Red Rock Rabbit look like? Any pictures? :hmz:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:56 pm

AG,
Great sightings once again. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:48 am

Hugh wrote:After looking at all you posts AG we look forward to our visit early September Hope to see you .

Looking forward to your visit Hugh :D .

hilda wrote:Nice sightings AG! :clap: :clap:

What does a Red Rock Rabbit look like? Any pictures? :hmz:

Glad to heasr you had some rain! :dance: :dance:


Not the best pic hilda, but will give you an idea. :) .
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Unread post by Pumbaa » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:43 am

Thanks AG,

for each post and for sure for the cute "Easter" rabbit :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by hilda » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:22 pm

Thank you AG! He/she is beautiful! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:50 am

Morning all
3 pairs of klipspringers on seperate occasions and a large herd springbok in front of the Black Ridges.
A giraffe bull at fonteintjie and another 1 at Hollombacht.

Gemsbok at the bottom of the Black Ridges and a spotted eagle owl at the end of the drive in the parking area.


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