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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:36 am

Busy night with some very nice sightings..... :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:18 am

Morning all
Eland with a few youngsters in the thickets close to the restcamp, and at the low water bridge two spotted eagle owls sitting in a distance on a dead tree.
Scrub hare, and klipspringers on the road to Ararat.
On the road to Oranjekom we found giraffes and in the area of the waterhole more eland.
Red rock rabbits in the area of the Black Ridges and red hartebees as well.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:28 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:33 am

@ Lion queen, I'm trying different roads now,perhaps will find leopard soon :)

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Unread post by lion queen » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:04 am

AG, awesome news!!

I'll wait :popcorn: ready for that day!!!
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by picnic » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:05 am

:D AG. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:41 pm

Good evening all
What a night to end of the week :D
Tonight I have find a giraffe close to the restcamp and a large herd of eland 60 or more in the area of Moonrock.
More giraffes in Kukurasiep dry river bed and scrub hare on my way in.
The road to Oranjekom a small herd of gemsbok and klipspringers as well. More eland in the area of the waterhole with a red hartebees as well. A lot of Mountain zebra's as we were also listening the thundering sound as they were running away.

On my way back before Kukurasiep a aardwolf and when just proceeding another pair of eyes,african wildcat.
At the end of the drive a genet.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by wanderw » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:50 pm

Fantastic drive AG! :clap: :clap: :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by anne-marie » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:08 pm

Elands are realy everywhere :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:10 pm

Goodness what a way to end a week...........what a way to start a week!!!

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:58 am

Morning all
@ Picnic in time that sighting will happen,but it will be like a comet, if you know what I mean :lol:

Last night african wildcat was found close to the restcamp, the one with the short tail.
We also have seen eland, giraffes,spotted eagle owl and at last scrub hare.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:11 am

African Wild Cat with short tail???.........a specific cat???

And a Night drive won't be a night drive with out a Scrub Hare!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:53 am

Morning all
@ Lion queen,only the tip of it"s tail is is of.

Spotted eagle owl sitting at it's usual place last night and we have found a herd of springbok 30 + in the area of Oranjekom waterhole.
Giraffes at the area of the Black Ridges all of them was lying down, and in the area of Holombacht a steenbok.

On my way back, klipspringers, aardwolf :D and african wildcat more or less in the same area.
Hartmann zebra's together with another family group of klipspringers against a rocky hill with red rock rabbit and scrub hare as we proceed with the drive.

A gemsbok at the end of the drive,close to the restcamp.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:59 am

Thanks for the answer AG...... :thumbs_up:

Nice and busy night drive!!!..........and another Aardwolf!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:51 am

Morning all
Took out my guest last night to visit Oranjekom view point as it was Moonlight.

African wildcat on this road on my way back and a Hartmann zebra with a very young foal in the area of Oranjekom waterhole.
Spotted eagle owl and scrub hare as well.

Back from fonteintji,stripe pole cat and genet.
Klipspringers at the Black ridges and another pair of klipspringers close to the restcamp.


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