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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:31 pm

and amongst all these... you found Zoro :thumbs_up: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:25 am

Morning all
It was a cold and windy night last night.
Leopard lying on a rocky cliff in the area of Holombacht waterhole. It was a very quick sighting after which it has dissapeared on the other side.
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owls
Night jars

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Unread post by lion queen » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:50 am

Great that come rain come wind, those leopards do make an appearance!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by anne-marie » Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:05 am

and once again... the Leopard :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:38 am

Morning all
11/01
Scrub hare
Stripe polecat
Spotted eagle owl

Steenbok
Klipspringer
Gemsbok
Giraffe

12/01
Scrub hare
Genet
African wildcat

Steenbok
Klipspringer
Gemsbok
Kudu's
Giraffe

13/01
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
Freckled nightjar

Klipspringer
Gemsbok
Eland herd
Giraffe

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:46 am

Very nice variety!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:56 pm

agree... superb variety :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:15 am

Morning all
Last Night we had the following:

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Genet
Stripe polecat
Rufous cheeked nightjar

Klipspringer
Springbok
Gemsbok
Kudu
Eland
Giraffes

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Unread post by lion queen » Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:16 am

Stripe polecat!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:11 am

Morning all
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
We had in total 3 genet sightings with 1 of them with two very youngsters foraging with her.
Also 4 african wildcats, 1 also had a kitten with her, they were at the low water bridge, while watching them a otter cross the bridge.
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Freckled nightjar

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Gemsbok
Kudu

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:54 am

Wow what a busy and entertaining drive!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Super great sightings of Genets and AWC!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:23 pm

3 sightings of Genets... and with little ones :dance: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:51 pm

Just caught up here, and am so impressed with all the wonderful sightings during my absence AG! :clap: :clap:

Haven't booked yet, but will definitely go on a night drive with you on 3 April 2014! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:53 am

Morning all
@ Hilda, lets hope we have some awesome sightings that evening :thumbs_up:

A few pics during the drives.
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DSC04394 by closed4, on Flickr
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DSC04396 by closed4, on Flickr
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DSC04391 by closed4, on Flickr
And then the sun started to set
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DSC04390 by closed4, on Flickr
Others include:
Klipspringer
Springbok
Gemsbok
Kudu
Scrub hare
African wildcat

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:50 am

Hide 'n Seek. Giraffes not too good on the hide part.....
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