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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby JCM » Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:05 pm

A few images as promised
Start of the walk
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Donnavan
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Lourens scanning the area. Image
Donnovan explaining the detailImage
Lourens closing in on an elephant bullImage
Bokdrol spoeg..Lourens won, and the Germans refused to put it in their mouths!!
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Ellie close up!Image
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Sprocky » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:00 pm

Dakka, no reason that you can't post here. For those of you that can't get here to see it, here is a pic. :wink:

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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Lourens » Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:00 pm

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A Kingfisher I saw after Ngobeni on the little loop road along the
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The young Forktailed Drongo.

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Wild Dog close to Phalaborwa Gate in October.

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Mopane Worms.

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Millipede Assin beetles, feeding on a Millipede.
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Lourens » Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:25 pm

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Stunning Sunset over Sable Dam.

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I spotted it on a little Mopane branch on the Bush Braai road (Old 4x4 Nonokani road).

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Some of the guests, the view from our breakfast spot on one of our walks.

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Golden Brown Baboon Spider, I fished out after breakfast.

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Mother and baby.

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Mating time again.

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Our walk at Nanzana, at a natural pan, the 1 Rhino is taking a bath.

These 28 pictures will be it for now, hope you enjoyed it until later then.

Bye... :D
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Lourens » Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:20 am

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On the Malopeni Eco Trail Route

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On my previous Night Drive before I went off for a few days(African Bullfrog- Lesser Bullfrog).

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Pearl Spotted Owl on that same Night Drive.

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The Male Lion we found on that Night Drive and then starting to roar. :D
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Lourens » Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:33 am

:D Friday evening's Night Drive

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The mother and her 2 Leverets.
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Lourens » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:49 pm

:D Tonight's Night Drive:

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Our Sunset tonight.

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The Elephant enjoying himself at the Reservoir.

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The other herd we found on our way back.

Enjoy... :D
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Elsa » Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:07 pm

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A Elephant Cow with big tusks and her young calf underneath her stomach.
Lourens, that is a very nice Female tusker, wonder if she is named, maybe Aat would know? Have a look Here
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby Lourens » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:35 pm

:popcorn:

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More to come...
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby gerharddb » Sun May 23, 2010 3:21 pm

Fresh from Lourens,

Lourens wrote:One morning on our way to the walking area.

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Lourens wrote:The African Wild Cat we found on a Night Drive just before Phalaborwa Gate.
The Bateleur feeding her chick and the Lions on the same Night Drive.


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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby gerharddb » Sun May 23, 2010 3:43 pm

Lourens wrote:The Leadwood Trees in the mist at Letaba for the Morning Walk.
Forgot to tell you about the Wild Dogs that were hanging around the Gate Thursday and Friday.


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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby gerharddb » Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:05 pm

Lourens wrote:Some more photo’s…

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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby gerharddb » Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:37 pm

Lourens wrote:The Hyeana Cub watching his brothers from a hotspot.
The Sunrise before we found the Lion which we followed for a few kilometres, watching him while marking his territory.

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Lourens wrote:The Double Banded Sandgrouse that flew up on one of our Morning Walks and then saw the Eggs.

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Lourens wrote:The Wild Dogs we found at Shikumbu.
Elephant at Sable Dam before we got the Cheetahs on a Termite Mount on the Masorini Loop..

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Lourens wrote:On a Morning Safari along the Letaba River.

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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby gerharddb » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:46 pm

Lourens wrote:On our Sunset Walk from Nandzana waterhole.

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Lourens wrote:On our way back from a Sunset Walk at Sable Dam.

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Lourens wrote:This was at Sable Dam during end of June, beginning of July.

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Lourens wrote:On the Night Drive which I went to Reënvoël Dam and back.

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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread postby gerharddb » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:56 pm

The last ones untill the next ones arrive...!

Lourens wrote:On one of the Olifants River Backpack Trail drop offs.

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Lourens wrote:The Full Day game drive I did end of June.

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Lourens wrote:The other morning when we did the Mountain Bike Trail and the Lions on Sable Dam’s dam wall.

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Lourens wrote:An elephant sleeping next to a Termite Mount, on our way to the walking area and the Moon early one morning.

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