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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by jaytea » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:11 am

isinkwe wrote:just managed to catch up, :D some really super sightings :D :D :thumbs_up:


Thanks isinkwe! Appreciate the comments!

SurfCindy wrote:Some more great sightings jaytea. Love your giant kingfishers and that little impala is just too cute. Keep the brilliant TR coming. :popcorn:


Thanks SC - its a pity your TR is coming to an end.....I've enjoyed it also!

Pikkie wrote:A bit late but I'm in!

Lovely sightings and great photos.

I too love Lake Panic!

Thank you for sharing!


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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by jaytea » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:15 am

We continued the afternoon drive - enjoying the impalas some more!
And their little friends!!

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The young men were testing their skills!
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We interrupted some afternoon tea!
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Then we spotted another new species for the day - dwarf mongooses! Or is it mongeese :tongue: ?

They were super busy and we could have watched them for ever!
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They had an overseer....
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Whatchu lookin at??????
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We stopped at the Mathekenyane Lookout - it is so peaceful and the view is awesome...
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The other side of the camera! We're happy! We're in Kruger!
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Another feathered friend... Jameson's fire finch was also enjoying the rock!

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The afternoon drive continues.....
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:07 am

jaytea, you captured some lovely pics of the impis with their associates :dance:
I also love to just sit and watch them, although a lot of them in Kruger, still just lovely to watch and observe them. One will be surprised what poses and opportunities they provides one with. :thumbs_up:

Cute mongoose captured in the field with someone else also playing watchman. :clap:

Nice to meet the face behind the name and thank you for sharing another lovely episode. :D :D :D
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by SurfCindy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:54 am

Beautiful photos of the impala and the dwarf mongoose. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by Cape of Storms » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:32 pm

The other side of the camera! We're happy! We're in Kruger!

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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by hilda » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:02 pm

Lovely to "meet" you jaytea and SO! :clap: :clap:

Awesome sightings and pictures! The cutest Mongoose, and those Impies! :dance: :dance:

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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by Fotomaljohan » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:06 pm

Hi Jaytea, this is so nice! You have spotted and photographed birds that I did not even knew existed in KNP! The hyenas next to your car was a big bonus and that leopard! Wow! Great Trip report! FMJ
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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:33 am

Such lovely sightings and super :cam: really enjoying your TR :thumbs_up:

What a cute little Mongoose....Also love the Impie with brunch. :dance: :dance:

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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:40 am

Jaytea, I've just picked up on this TR and am immensely enjoying it. Some classic captions, which sent me into a belly-roll of laughs, and indeed lovely photos. Keep it comin' ... :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by isinkwe » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:44 am

So nice to see and "meet" the faces behind the story :D
another super episode :D :thumbs_up:
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by barryels » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:57 am

Amazing birdie pictures jaytea :clap: :clap: .

Also love the cute little impala :dance: :dance: .

Great to put a face to the name :thumbs_up: .

Thanks so much for sharing :thumbs_up: .
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by jaytea » Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:06 am

Kaapsedraai wrote:jaytea, you captured some lovely pics of the impis with their associates :dance:
I also love to just sit and watch them, although a lot of them in Kruger, still just lovely to watch and observe them. One will be surprised what poses and opportunities they provides one with. :thumbs_up:

Cute mongoose captured in the field with someone else also playing watchman. :clap:

Nice to meet the face behind the name and thank you for sharing another lovely episode. :D :D :D


Thanks Kaapsedraai! We also love the impala - just so delicately beautiful and plentiful so I never get bored Ever!

SurfCindy wrote:Beautiful photos of the impala and the dwarf mongoose. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:


Thanks SurfCindy! We did enjoy the geese!! :wink:

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For sure you're correct CoS!!! It is the best!
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by jaytea » Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:10 am

hilda wrote:Lovely to "meet" you jaytea and SO! :clap: :clap:

Awesome sightings and pictures! The cutest Mongoose, and those Impies! :dance: :dance:


Thanks Hilda - we sure were happy to be there!

Fotomaljohan wrote:Hi Jaytea, this is so nice! You have spotted and photographed birds that I did not even knew existed in KNP! The hyenas next to your car was a big bonus and that leopard! Wow! Great Trip report! FMJ


Thanks FMJ - I'm happy you're enjoying all the birdies and you're right - we were so lucky! I have printed that photo of the leopard out on a poster - and she is just so great!! Now I can stare at her any time! :thumbs_up:

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:Such lovely sightings and super :cam: really enjoying your TR :thumbs_up:

What a cute little Mongoose....Also love the Impie with brunch. :dance: :dance:

:popcorn:


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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by jaytea » Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:13 am

onewithnature wrote:Jaytea, I've just picked up on this TR and am immensely enjoying it. Some classic captions, which sent me into a belly-roll of laughs, and indeed lovely photos. Keep it comin' ... :clap: :clap: :clap:


Thanks OWN! I'm glad to have you on board!

isinkwe wrote:So nice to see and "meet" the faces behind the story :D
another super episode :D :thumbs_up:


insinkwe - nice to have you follow the report! :thumbs_up:

barryels wrote:Amazing birdie pictures jaytea :clap: :clap: .

Also love the cute little impala :dance: :dance: .

Great to put a face to the name :thumbs_up: .

Thanks so much for sharing :thumbs_up: .


Thanks Barry - I will try to keep it coming!
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Re: A new species each day! KNP Nov 2013

Unread post by jaytea » Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:14 am

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