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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:51 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

No prizes for guessing which picture was almost everyone's first choice. Mr Handsome of course :dance: 8-10-3-7 were the favourites chosen by both of the Mels, but unfortunately neither had them in the same order. Image

8 Look at those tummies - stuffed full :dance:
10 Cute little ellie
3 Three little maids - just come from breakfast
7 Satara kudu

1 The Orpen honey badger :dance:
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2 "Mmmm, and what do you think?"
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3 Lone lioness :dance:
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4 Two species together
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5 Looks like they're dancing on stage :D 8)
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6 Half a giraffe :D
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7 Lapwing pair close-up
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8 Orpen hippo pool :dance:
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9 "Go 'way"
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10 Cute young giraffe
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11 WOW What a sighting - classic leopard :dance: :dance:
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12 BBJ
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And the bonus pics because I couldn't decide .... :redface:

13 Five hyaenas playing 'Ring-a-roses' :D
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14 Nossob hide - oh to be there now :mrgreen:
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you Sunday. :yaya:

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:50 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :gflower:

Again no prizes for guessing which pic got the most points - a very beautiful leopard, beautifully captured by a clever webcam (assisted by those cammers who saw and saved it) :dance: Thank you, cammers for saving all these pictures when we are at work/sleeping/otherwise occupied. :clap: :clap: :gflower: :gflower:

11-1-8-5-7 were the winning numbers, no-one had them in the same order.

11 WOW What a sighting - classic leopard :dance: :dance:
1 The Orpen honey badger :dance:
8 Orpen hippo pool :dance:
5 Looks like they're dancing on stage :D 8)
7 Lapwing pair close-up

1 Grab your binocs - Orpen's HB far away
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2 Bokkie and her reflection
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3 Mr Handsome :dance:
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4 And his ladies :D
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5 Nice horns :D
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6 Sparring partners
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7 Just your reflection in the water please ...
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8 Satara civet
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9 One Orpen lioness :dance:
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10 Then the whole family :dance: :dance:
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11 Portrait of a lady 8)
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12 Half in shadow
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:39 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :yaya:

Everyone voted for the winning pic, either as first or second choice. The top four were 10-3-11-1. The closest choices were Melph’s with the right numbers but 3 and 4 in the reverse order. :D

10 Then the whole family :dance: :dance:
3 Mr Handsome :dance:
11 Portrait of a lady 8)
1 Grab your binocs - Orpen's HB far away

1 Addo zees and buffs :D
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2 You're being watched ...
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3 White tailed mongoose 8)
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4 Nossob view we don't get on the cam
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5 Funny way to stand :D
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6 Replete and resting in the shade :D
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7 Do they have Red Hartebeest in Addo??
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8 They definitely have porcupines :dance: :dance: 8)
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9 Careful, sweetie ..
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10 The beautiful Mr and Mrs ... 8)
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11 Early morning, before it was light ...
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12 They didn't iron their clothes before they got dressed :D
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:49 pm

Good evening YFS-ers and Happy Birthday anne-marie :gflower:

What sightings we have had these last few days – lions on three cams, owls on three cams, rarities again and so many choices :wall: :wall: Now it's your turn to :wall: :D

First the winning numbers from last time: 10 and 9 then 2-8-12 all with the same points.

Bushbuddies had four of these numbers and as the last three could be in any order we will give you the win. :clap: Image

10 The beautiful Mr and Mrs ... 8)
9 Careful, sweetie ..
2 You're being watched ...
8 They definitely have porcupines :dance: :dance: 8)
12 They didn't iron their clothes before they got dressed :D

1 Rippled reflection
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2 Nossob's Mr Handsome :dance:
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3 The beautiful spotted cat :dance:
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4 A cat with stripes :D
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5 The other spotted one :D
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6 Cat and dog :D
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7 Again the back of your head :naughty:
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8 A good view of the porcupine :dance:
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9 The lovely kudu at Satara
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10 The bigger of the owls
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11 Trunk shapes :D
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12 Orpen's Mr Handsome :dance: What beautiful eyes
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13 Ellies at the water
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14 Addo's Mr Handsome :dance: :dance:
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15 The Highwayman is back :D
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16 The lioness drinks
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17 The crowd watching from the stands
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Can you choose just five? What about six :D Enjoy and see you mid-week. Image

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:33 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

More lions this last few days, and a couple of good bird shots too :D

The winning numbers from Sunday's selection were 8-12-14-3-6-2, but no-one chose the same sequence.

8 A good view of the porcupine :dance:
12 Orpen's Mr Handsome :dance: What beautiful eyes
14 Addo's Mr Handsome :dance: :dance:
3 The beautiful spotted cat :dance:
6 Cat and dog :D
2 Nossob's Mr Handsome :dance:

1 Two brownies in the spotlight 8)
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2 Two geese on the water :D
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3 Hyaena with padkos, reflection and shadow :D
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4 A wise Mr Redwing Starling listens to his wife :D
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5 Zees in the early morning sunshine
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6 How many lions do you see?
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7 Looking a bit 'bed-raggled' in the early morning :D
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8 A honey badger? What else could it be? :hmz:
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9 Gotcha !!! :D
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10 Addo's Mr H at the waterhole :dance:
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11 He looks like one of those Scottish Highland cattle :D
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12 Lone lion
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13 Meerkat :D
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14 En meer katte (more cats) :D
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you Sunday.

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:38 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :gflower:

No prizes for guessing which pics were the favourites on Wednesday. 6; 14; 3 and 10 tied; and 9.

6 How many lions do you see?
14 En meer katte (more cats) :D
3 Hyaena with padkos, reflection and shadow :D
10 Addo's Mr H at the waterhole :dance:
9 Gotcha !!! :D

No-one had the same numbers :(

Only small predators were captured on the cams from Wednesday, but there were some gorgeous sightings :dance:

1 I am so beautiful :D
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2 A white tail ...
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3 Satara's owl is back 8)
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4 Bokkie visits Orpen
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5 Which of you beautiful feathered ones wants to be my dinner? :D
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6 Orpen's honeybadger :dance:
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7 Close up on the BBJ pair 8)
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8 They look so cute and innocent ...
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9 Symmetry in reflection
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10 Swishing his fly swatter :D
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11 AWC in the mirror
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12 A courting couple?
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:24 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :gflower:

Wow, Trrp, we both just made it by the skin of our teeth :D

Nobody chose the winning number as their first choice although it was one of the nicest pics from the last selection. 7-6-9-1 were the final four.

7 Close up on the BBJ pair 8)
6 Orpen's honeybadger :dance:
9 Symmetry in reflection
1 I am so beautiful :D

1 The dusty trek to water
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2 Impala ram in the evening light
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3 Warthog and his friend the blacksmith lapwing
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4 Satara's honey badger reflected :dance:
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5 The kudu family at Orpen
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6 Nothing better to do ...
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7 Early ellie family
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8 The beautiful spotted one graced Orpen with a visit :dance: :dance: :dance:
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9 What's under there ? :hmz:
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10 Graceful longnecks come to drink
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11 Bokkie at Satara
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12 Nossob's ubiquitous BBJs :D
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:22 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

Welcome to the cams, Trrp-trrrrrrrr, thanks for saving all those lovely pics. :gflower:

Again, no prizes for guessing the favourite pic from last time. And as we have a tie for 4th place there are two winners as well. :dance: :clap: :clap:

The winning numbers are 8-4-11 and then a tie 6 and 7. Melph68 and Bushbuddies both had the first three and then one of the tie numbers Image Image

8 The beautiful spotted one graced Orpen with a visit :dance: :dance: :dance:
4 Satara's honey badger reflected :dance:
11 Bokkie at Satara
6 Nothing better to do ...
7 Early ellie family

The last few days have seen hyaenas on three cams and lions three times on Nossob cam. :dance:

1 Must be warm, the hyaenas are paddling :D
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2 I wonder if there's anyone in the hide ...
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3 Zees and warties - safe drinking companions
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4 What have you got there?
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5 Spiky warthog :D
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6 This is MY waterhole...
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7 More golden kitties 8)
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8 Misty Orpen morning
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9 Little tuskers hurrying to the water
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10 Honey badger becoming a regular on Nossob cam
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11 Secretary bird having a quick drink
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12 Stripey zebra bums :D so cute
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13 Lioness resting by the water
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14 Who are you chirping at?
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you mid-week.
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:24 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

What a to-do today. We had a tie in first place and a triplet for third – and still no-one had the same numbers. :roll:

The winners were 2+10 with 28 points each, 4 had 12 points, then 11+13+14 each had 7 points.

2 I wonder if there's anyone in the hide ...
10 Honey badger becoming a regular on Nossob cam
4 What have you got there?
11 Secretary bird having a quick drink
13 Lioness resting by the water
14 Who are you chirping at?

BBJs everywhere this time, and Danie helped with a close-up. MRO captured a lovely leopard at Orpen.

1 Ellies in the dark ...
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2 Hare waiting for tortoise :D
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3 Honeybadger :dance:
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4 Flat dog - classic BBJ at the water :D
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5 Brownie catches the early morning sunlight
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6 Have you been digging, Mr Warthog?
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7 Don't tangle with this lady ...
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8 Orpen's gorgeous spotted one visits again :dance: :dance:
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9 Lovely close-up of a Nossob BBJ 8)
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10 I thought only ostriches buried their heads ... :D
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11 Three lovely longnecks 8)
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12 Wonder what he's saying to the young man :D
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13 Couldn't resist this bum shot :D
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:13 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :yaya:

Hope you are feeling better now, Anne-Marie, we missed you. :gflower:

Interesting winning numbers today – 8-9-5-2 - but no-one had them in the same order. Image

8 Orpen's gorgeous spotted one visits again :dance: :dance:
9 Lovely close-up of a Nossob BBJ 8)
5 Brownie catches the early morning sunlight
2 Hare waiting for tortoise :D

1 The Handsome pride at the waterhole
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2 Satara spottie
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3 She looks very full :D
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4 The kudu are looking thin :(
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5 Graded sizes :D
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6 Look at the size of those claws :shock:
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7 Double trouble :D
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8 Orpen encircled
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9 Vultures - a rare cam sighting :dance: :dance:
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10 Golden girls :dance:
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11 Beautiful BBJ
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12 Blue - and it wasn't Monday :D (Blue bulls)
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:39 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

Welcome back ritad, we missed you. :gflower:

Yesterday I had my YFS pics all lined up – and then we had sightings today and I had to re-think the whole lot :D

Anyway, the winning pics from Sunday were 6, 7 and then a tie with 1 and 10 coming in joint third. And no-one had the same numbers. Image

6 Look at the size of those claws :shock:
7 Double trouble :D
1 The Handsome pride at the waterhole
10 Golden girls :dance:

1 Is that a yellow-billed oxpecker?
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2 Satara's gorgeous owl
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3 The beautiful brothers visit Orpen at tea time :dance: :dance:
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4 Love the reflection - just a squiggle :D
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5 Him and Her 8)
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6 A very much smaller cat :D
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7 The whole family posing for the cam :D
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8 Orpen's white-tailed mongoose 8)
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9 The heron departs 8)
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10 Daytime lioness
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11 Satara's Hyaena
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12 Always alert
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13 One of the brothers :dance:
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by chirinda » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:29 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

Well those two gorgeous lions at Orpen were the favourites, of course :dance: The winning numbers were 3-6-1-8

3 The beautiful brothers visit Orpen at tea time :dance: :dance:
6 A very much smaller cat :D
1 Is that a yellow-billed oxpecker?
8 Orpen's white-tailed mongoose 8)

1 Not an urban brownie in the concrete jungle :D
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2 Orpen's beautiful spotted one :dance: :dance:
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3 Posing soooo nicely for the camera :D
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4 The cat up close :dance:
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5 Shame, are your feet hurting?
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6 Get a move on !!!
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7 Swimming lessons :D
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8 The graceful one looks so uncomfortable bending to drink
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9 Watch out, Chad Le Clos, you've got competiton :D
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10 Addo's giant tortoise :dance:
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11 The civet 8)
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12 Wall to wall buffs :D
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13 Looks like a tired lioness
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:56 pm

Good evening all YFS-ers and all mites :gflower:

Thank you everyone for voting. :thumbs_up:

The winning combination for the last one:

1st - 11 The Civit
2nd - 5 Shame, are your feet hurting
3rd - 8 The graceful one
4th - 7 Swimming lessons

The Civit was the favourite, chosen by all except 1. :dance:

Bushbuddies had the correct combination :dance: :dance: but unfortuantely not in the correct sequence. :(

Well!! not many predators visited the Cams for the start of the week. :(

1. Bathing Beauty :clap: :clap:
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2. Alone at last!! :dance:
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3. The pond has been filled :D
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4. It is lonely out here :(
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5. What a beautiful morning !! :D
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6. Spaghetti legs :D
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7. Who put a mirror in the pond 8)
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8. Orpen Zebras all in a row :D
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9. Bending down gracefully :dance:
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10. Come join us :D
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11. I can’t hear you !!
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12. Addo Ellies :dance:
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13. Brownie :clap:
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14. Need a drink :whistle:
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15. Ellie late drink 8)
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16. All cleaned up :dance:
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17. Early morning drink :dance:
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18. Orpen Ellie family :D
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19. Help Mommy!!!! :shock:
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20. Lonely Springbok
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21. Shower time 8)
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22. Timothy! :D
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Please choose f i v e of your favourites in your order of preference ....see you on Sunday for the next YFS :thumbs_up:

Happy camming everyone. :dance:
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:37 pm

Good evening all YFS-ers and all mites :D

Sent Aat a PM, as I thought No 2 could perhaps be a “Tusker”, see response below.

Aat wrote:HI,
I am (almost) sure it is NWANETSI , looking at the shape and length of the tusk. :thumbs_up:
Well spotted on the cam :) :)

Thanks for posting it Ritad. :clap: :clap:

Predators have really been in short supply this whole week. :(
With Orpen light been off since the 3rd.. :( ..This could have had a lot to do with it as well. :hmz:

No surprise as to which pic had the most votes with a full house .....No 19 :dance: :dance:
Tom had all the correct no's :thumbs_up: ...but :( not in the correct sequence.

Winning :cam: are the following:
1 …19. Help Mommy!!!!
2 …1. Bathing Beauty
3 …2. Alone at last!!
4 …9. Bending down gracefully
5 …13. Brownie
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Here are the next pics to choose from :dance:

1. Addo grazers !
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2. Who is the stongest!! :dance:
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3. Orpen Jackals :dance:
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4. Morning has broken in Nossob 8)
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5. Such long legs :dance:
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6. Addo hare :clap:
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7. Addo Ellie family :dance:
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8. Beautiful young Kudu 8)
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9. A pair of porcupine :clap:
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10. Who is out there!!
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11. Morning drink !! 8)
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12. Evening Mr Jumbo :D
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13. Wildebeest and Jackal :dance:
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14. Orpen Warties :D
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15. Secretary Birds :dance:
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16. Striped PJ's :dance:
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17. Oh dear drank too much water :redface:
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18. Bending low to drink 8)
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19. Mommy my trunk is too short 8)
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20. Enjoying my drink :D
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Please choose f o u r of your favourites in your order of preference .... next YFS mid-week :dance:

Thanks everyone for your support while Chirinda was away, it was fun. :gflower:
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:49 pm

Image Good evening all YFS-ers and all mites :D

Thanks eveyone for taking the time to vote. :thumbs_up:

Chirinda is still away, so sorry cammers you are still stuck with me. :roll: .. Chirinda should be back shortly. :wink:

Where are those elusive predators hiding. :wall: .... Image for the rest of the week. :wink:

No one had the winning combination. :(
Winning :cam: were the following:

1st ...4 Morning has broken in Nossob
2nd...9 A pair of porcupine

3rd & 4th place tied with the following with 4 votes each. :clap:
2 Who is the stongest!!
10 Who is out there!!

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Here are the next pics to choose from :dance:

1 Tip toe for a drink :dance:
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2 Ears and wrinkles everywhere! :dance:
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3 Brownie visit :dance:
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4 Follow my leader! 8)
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5 Can I jump down Mommy!! :roll:
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6 We are beautiful! :dance:
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7 The dainty one :D
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8 Follow me :dance:
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9 Don't slip honey! :dance:
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10 Tuskers in the night 8)
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11 Keeping an eye :dance:
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12 Thirsty bunch :D
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13 Wash time!! :dance:
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14 :shock: Stay close children.
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15 Peaceful drink :clap:
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16 Morning Mr Goose :dance:
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17 The quiet one :clap:
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18 Orpen half circle :D
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19 Mr cool Serval! :clap:
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20 Morning piggies :dance:
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Please choose f i v e of your favourites in your order of preference .... next YFS is on Sunday evening. :dance:

:gflower: Thanks again everyone for your support while Chirinda was away. :thumbs_up:

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