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WillieV
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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:36 am

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:37 am

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:13 am

Thank you Nina!, wanderw, lion queen, Crested Val, Tobieo, Delene D and Sharifa.

Sorry that I did not come back earlier, but we were in the West Coast National Park including Postberg on Friday and the wild flowers are just stunnig. Used yesterday, between the Rugby and Cricket, to sort the photos out.

Here are just a few photos of West Coast National Park.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:28 pm

Thank you Rookie.

Back to Namaqualand.

From Skilpad farm, which became part of Namaqua National Park, we drove down through the park to Soebatsfontein, a small town closer to the see. On route we saw te following flowers.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:51 pm

The next day we went from Garies, where we stayed, on the Hondeklipbaai road via Soutfontein and Sarrisam to the Coastal Section of Namaqua National Park.

On this road we saw the following.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:34 pm

Close to Sarrisam you you go through the gate of the Park.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:39 pm

Greater Kestrel.
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South African Shelduck.
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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Location: Western Cape

Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:42 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:43 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:55 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:57 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:58 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:03 pm

On the Dune.

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:05 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
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Location: Western Cape

Re: Namaqualand Wild Flowers 2012

Unread post by WillieV » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:08 pm

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KGALAGADI AUGUST 2016. BIRDS OF PREY.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard
Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)


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