Skip to Content

Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Discuss the Orpen (KNP), Satara (KNP), Addo and Nossob (KTP) webcams
User avatar
vinkie
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Posts: 16312
Joined: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:07 pm
Location: Living in The Netherlands but raised in South Africa

Q and C

Unread postby vinkie » Sat May 30, 2015 2:25 pm

DinkyBird wrote:Pic captured by one of the facebook cammers that I just have to share!

Swimming fun at Orpen :dance:

orpenswim.jpg
orpenswim.jpg (36.3 KiB) Viewed 729 times


Nice capture... :thumbs_up:
Live life on the edge but be careful not to fall off! :wink:


Our 2013 Trip Report: Vinkie and Apex Predator back in the bushveld

:dance: Preparing our 2016 or 2017 trip to Kruger National Park or Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park :dance:

User avatar
ritad
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Award: Cammer of the Year (2015)
Posts: 17757
Joined: Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:03 pm
Location: Austria

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby ritad » Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:51 pm

xXxPhotonikzxXx wrote:
ritad wrote:
image.jpg
image.jpg
Submitted by frisian :thumbs_up:


What is this??


Hi xXxPhotonikzxXx :k , i think a serval, but it's not easy to identification! :hmz:

User avatar
melph68
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Award: Cammer of the Year (2014)
Posts: 15743
Joined: Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:55 am
Location: Sydney, Australia

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby melph68 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:10 am

ritad wrote:Image
Submitted by frisian :thumbs_up:


I think it is a serval too ritad - short tail, big ears :thumbs_up:

Fabulous sighting :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
March 2012
Kruger, Karoo, Addo

User avatar
xXxPhotonikzxXx
Posts: 39
Joined: Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:04 am
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Contact:

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby xXxPhotonikzxXx » Sun Jun 28, 2015 12:38 am

Pangolin, squirrel or tortoise? :hmz:

image.jpg
image.jpg (52.89 KiB) Viewed 621 times
Kruger Park for my birthday! 19-22 June 2015! :dance:



“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”
― Pat Conroy

User avatar
ritad
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Award: Cammer of the Year (2015)
Posts: 17757
Joined: Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:03 pm
Location: Austria

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby ritad » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:12 am

Hi xXxPhotonikzxXx, this is definitly a tortoise :D

User avatar
xXxPhotonikzxXx
Posts: 39
Joined: Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:04 am
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Contact:

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby xXxPhotonikzxXx » Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:00 pm

ritad wrote:Hi xXxPhotonikzxXx, this is definitly a tortoise :D



Thanks Ritad! I wasn't too sure :D
Kruger Park for my birthday! 19-22 June 2015! :dance:



“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”
― Pat Conroy

User avatar
Trrp-trrrrrrrr
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
FAC Member (2015)
Award: Video of the Year (2014)
Award: Funniest/Best Forumite Name (2014)
Award: Forumite of the Year (2014)
Posts: 9254
Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:57 pm

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:01 am

:hmz: :hmz: Any thoughts what it could have been.. :think: snake/bird flying away

satara.jpg
satara.jpg (42.62 KiB) Viewed 484 times


Next image it was gone :whistle:

satara1.jpg
satara1.jpg (34.44 KiB) Viewed 484 times
The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man. ~Author unknown

User avatar
anne-marie
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Posts: 6464
Joined: Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:36 pm
Location: Lausanne (Switzerland)

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:01 pm

I think of a snake... then in the water :hmz:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye
Le Petit Prince

planing KTP janv/fev.2016

User avatar
ritad
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Award: Cammer of the Year (2015)
Posts: 17757
Joined: Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:03 pm
Location: Austria

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby ritad » Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:17 am

Hi Vinkie :k
vinkie wrote:Leopard or Hyena? :hmz:

image.jpg
image.jpg (31.43 KiB) Viewed 451 times


I would say this is a Jackal :)

User avatar
vinkie
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Posts: 16312
Joined: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:07 pm
Location: Living in The Netherlands but raised in South Africa

Q & C

Unread postby vinkie » Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:51 pm

Waterwatcher wrote:
image.jpg
image.jpg (54.93 KiB) Viewed 440 times

Can someone tell me what this is please?


It's a Black Backed Jackal
Live life on the edge but be careful not to fall off! :wink:


Our 2013 Trip Report: Vinkie and Apex Predator back in the bushveld

:dance: Preparing our 2016 or 2017 trip to Kruger National Park or Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park :dance:

User avatar
Waterwatcher
Posts: 81
Joined: Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:38 am
Location: Watermill Suffolk UK

Re: Nossob Cam 21/08/2015

Unread postby Waterwatcher » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:00 pm

vinkie wrote:
Waterwatcher wrote:
image.jpg

Can someone tell me what this is please?


It's a Black Backed Jackal

I'm not sure about that, it has some spots. My husband thinks it's a serval, is that possible at Nossob? Although I can't find distribution in Kgalagadi.
Kruger National Park 10 - 26 September 2015 trip over :cry:

:

User avatar
vinkie
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Posts: 16312
Joined: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:07 pm
Location: Living in The Netherlands but raised in South Africa

Re: Nossob Cam 21/08/2015

Unread postby vinkie » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:45 pm

Waterwatcher wrote:
vinkie wrote:
Waterwatcher wrote:
image.jpg
image.jpg (54.93 KiB) Viewed 432 times

Can someone tell me what this is please?


It's a Black Backed Jackal

I'm not sure about that, it has some spots. My husband thinks it's a serval, is that possible at Nossob? Although I can't find distribution in Kgalagadi.


It's a Black Backed Jackal...Servals aren't seen in Kgalagadi

Take a look at this list of animals that live in Kgalagadi.
Live life on the edge but be careful not to fall off! :wink:


Our 2013 Trip Report: Vinkie and Apex Predator back in the bushveld

:dance: Preparing our 2016 or 2017 trip to Kruger National Park or Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park :dance:

User avatar
Waterwatcher
Posts: 81
Joined: Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:38 am
Location: Watermill Suffolk UK

Re: Nossob Cam 21/08/2015

Unread postby Waterwatcher » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:54 pm

vinkie wrote:
Waterwatcher wrote:
vinkie wrote:
Waterwatcher wrote:
image.jpg

Can someone tell me what this is please?


It's a Black Backed Jackal

I'm not sure about that, it has some spots. My husband thinks it's a serval, is that possible at Nossob? Although I can't find distribution in Kgalagadi.


It's a Black Backed Jackal...Servals aren't seen in Kgalagadi

Take a look at this list of animals that live in Kgalagadi.

Yes I had looked at mammals found in Kgalagad - so not that but it's the strangest looking jackal - must be the angle! :doh:
Makes life interesting :thanx:
Kruger National Park 10 - 26 September 2015 trip over :cry:

:

User avatar
DinkyBird
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 41395
Joined: Thu Dec 30, 2004 5:54 pm
Location: Kurger, for now :)

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:25 pm

It looks like a sloth to me (from the Ice Age movies) :lol:

User avatar
Waterwatcher
Posts: 81
Joined: Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:38 am
Location: Watermill Suffolk UK

Re: Questions & comments about sightings/animals/birds on cams

Unread postby Waterwatcher » Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:42 pm

image.jpg
image.jpg (53.52 KiB) Viewed 393 times

Surely this isn't a Black Backed Jackal :hmz:
Kruger National Park 10 - 26 September 2015 trip over :cry:

:


Return to “Webcams”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: ritad, thiefbadger and 4 guests


Webcam Highlights

Addo
Submitted by Anonymous at 19:35:07
orpen
Submitted by thiefbadger at 19:58:09
satara
Submitted by Anonymous at 16:08:55
nossob
Submitted by Philip1 at 19:14:03