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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Grantmissy » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:26 am

Great sighting and photo Sandeep :thumbs_up:
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:58 am

Thanks. This was a good trip for rare antelope sightings - 4 sightings of sable and a Sharpe's Grysbok.........

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Leanawel » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:03 am

Thanks Sandeep - really rare antelope sightings. I have seen sable a few times but never a reedbuck. Next visit, I will keep my eyes open when in the vicinity of Pretoriuskop :thumbs_up:

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:10 am

I don't have my Kruger Map readily available with me, but I think it was the Fayi loop and off the loop there is a small loop which goes around a rocky hill. That is where we saw them

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Leanawel » Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:22 pm

thanks sandeep - :gflower: I have marked the area on my Kruger map.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by sandeep » Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:34 pm

Well then that is half the battle won Leana. Now all you need to do is to learn how to whistle the correct tune :whistle:.................

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Leanawel » Tue Dec 02, 2014 1:39 pm

Sandeep, will start practicing immediately :D

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Yoda » Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:28 pm

First time I have seen a Reedbuck in Kruger.
Was on the H10, a few km north of the Mlondozi turnoff.

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Leanawel » Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:24 am

:D - glad you saw one :thumbs_up:

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by davidhein » Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:53 pm

We saw 3 young common reedbuck rams last year October, north of Satara, just past the S127 junction. It was a bit of a shock as it was the first time I'd seen common reedbuck in the Kruger, and wasn't expecting to see them there. But it was great! They were just lying down, moving between the shade and grazing.

I haven't been lucky enough to see the mountain reedbuck just yet though... Hopefully this year :mrgreen:
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Leanawel » Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:06 pm

Good for you - glad you have been lucky :thumbs_up:

I really still want to see a reedbuck :wall: :wall:

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread post by BrawlerO » Wed May 20, 2015 2:26 pm

I recently posted the following pic in my ongoing travel tale...I think this is a young/female reedbuck but not 100% sure. If anyone can confirm that would be great. Thanks!

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread post by anne-marie » Wed May 20, 2015 5:57 pm

for me too... female Reedbuck :clap:
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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by Gerhardd » Tue Sep 29, 2015 12:03 pm

South of the S129 in August 2013

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Re: Antelope: Reedbuck

Unread post by onewithnature » Fri Nov 13, 2015 6:32 am

Always such graceful buck to see, but surprisingly difficult at times to find, despite the fact that they are one of lions' most favoured of prey.
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