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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Maargat G » Sun Sep 12, 2010 12:43 pm

Lourens wrote:On the Night Drives the past 2 weeks.


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Looks like it for now. Awesome photos hey?
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Maargat G » Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:33 pm

Lourens wrote:On the way back we were very lucky, spotting a young Leopard just before it wanted to cross the road and viewed her for an hour and a half before we got the same Male Lion which Johan found on the Backpack Trail pick up in the morning. He came all the way to the vehicle and at 1 stage stalking the Scrub Hare next to us.


And here are the photo's to show it.... fresh in from the man himself. Enjoy!!
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:21 am

:popcorn:
On the Saliki gravel road from Skukuza to Lower Sabie.
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On the Crocodile Bridge tar road.
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The Narina Trogon, which any bird lover would love to see!!!
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The Leopard I found stalking Impalas on the Kruger Gate Road.
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:popcorn: more to come...
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:34 am

:popcorn:

Orpen Dam.
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Our kill we saw on the walk Monday morning.
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That's it for now, until later... :popcorn:
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:32 pm

:popcorn:

On the Night Drive before I went to Golden Gate for Kudu Awards
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Our Impala Lambs arrived
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In our garden, the Male and Female Paradise Flycatchers are having their turns to incubate the 3 eggs.
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Website Community Choice Kudu Award Winner 2010
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Golden Gate
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:D
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:03 pm

:popcorn:

The African Civet Cat Kittens I told you about.
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Around Shikumbu, where we find the Giraffes, Zebras, Elephant and Impalas at the moment.
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The Giraffe Calf that chased the Zebra.
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:17 pm

:popcorn:
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African Wild Cat on Night Drive
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Monotonous Lark
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The last bush braai I did on Tuesday.
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Our pride of Lions.
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:popcorn: That's it for now!!!

Until next time... :D
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:45 am

:popcorn:

Two Duggaboys we found on the Malopeni Eco Trail route.
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One morning on our way for a walk.
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Young Elephant Calf that gave me a mock charge on my way to Letaba in February
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At Ngwenyeni Waterhole on the S131 in February
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Carmine Bee-eater at Ngwenyeni Waterhole in February
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Elephants at Nandzana waterhole on a Night Drive in February, when we drove back to the waterhole waited for them to make their way down from North of the waterhole.
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Bull, Cow and calf
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:08 am

:popcorn:

On a Night Drive on the Masorini Loop while having sundowners in March
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The mating couple of Leopards I found at Ngwenyeni Waterhole on a Night Drive early March
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:20 pm

:popcorn:

European Roller after Shikumbu
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Birds I saw at Sable Dam
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:27 pm

:popcorn:

Lilac Breasted Roller
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Stunning Sunrise close to Satara
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A feather in a pool of water
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The Pearl Spotted Owl with his quarry, I told you about...
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At Ngwenyeni waterhole on the S131.
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The Caracal (Lynx) with her youngster I told you about...
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The Wild Dog Kill we saw at Ngwenyeni waterhole, while standing below the big Sycomore Fig Tree enjoying our Sundowners.
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The rest will come later.... :popcorn:
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Sun Jul 17, 2011 3:47 pm

:popcorn:

Lesser Bushbaby
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The mating Lions on the tar road on the same evening as the Leopards.
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:popcorn: that's it for now... :popcorn:
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:15 pm

:popcorn: :popcorn:
My 4 off days in the Southern Side of the Park-:-:
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LAST BUT LEAST-
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Hope you enjoyed the 80 something photo's...??? :
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Lourens » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:30 pm

:popcorn:

Lilac Breasted Roller
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On the Malopeni Overnight Eco Trail
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The mating Lions I told you about in September, and the male a bit nervous around vehicles.
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Sunset
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Giraffe drinking water at Ngwenyeni waterhole.
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On the Full Day walk in October:
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Where we had lunch on the Full Day walk
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2 of the Eland I saw in the big herd at Ngwenyeni waterhole.
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One morning on the way to the walking area.
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The Lighting shots were taken from outside my flat in the Park.
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This 1 is my favourite!!!!! :dance:
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Well, hope you enjoyed my last posting till I'm back!!!!!!! :popcorn:
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Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings

Unread post by Bobong » Tue Dec 06, 2011 9:43 pm

Here is the leopard seen on today's drive. Brilliant snow white coat.

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