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A Taste of Tankwa

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A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby Albert » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:57 pm

Not really enough for a "Travel Tale", so just a few posts on our recent (late September) trip to the Tankwa National Park.

Shadows starting to lengthen on a Tankwa road

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Fast forward to an early morning Eland

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and one of the local residents encountered on the way to the day's duty....

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More to follow...
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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:36 am

And what a lovely taste you are giving us!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Can't wait to see more! :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby Albert » Fri Nov 06, 2015 1:54 pm

Ok, so now to a few images captured later the same day; en route back to our overnight accommodation:

Yellow canary
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A brief glimpse of a Capped Wheatear...

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Finally a Karoo Lark remained stationary for long enough...

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A very young Cape Clapper Lark

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The last few follows shortly.. :lol:
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby Albert » Fri Nov 06, 2015 3:49 pm

The last few:

A few "stony" larks....
Redcapped

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and Large-billed

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and to finish it off, some Eland in the late afternoon spotlight...

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Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby Hippotragus » Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:48 pm

You are truly whetting my appetite with your tasting menu! Lovely photos. I think I must make a plan to go and taste Tankwa!
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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby shfish » Sat Nov 07, 2015 4:29 pm

Aaah, what a place. Thanks Albert. I can't wait to go back.

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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby gatita » Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:39 pm

wonderful pictures :clap: :clap: :clap:

where did you stay?
back from KTP November 2015 waiting for November 2016
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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby Albert » Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:31 pm

gatita wrote:wonderful pictures :clap: :clap: :clap:

where did you stay?


We were in a house about 20 km from Roodewerf...
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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:54 am

Wonderful pictures, Albert. :D I am really pleased that I strayed onto this page.
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Re: A Taste of Tankwa

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:14 am

Just love that sunset photo!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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