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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:15 pm

AG what an impressive list of sightings. :thumbs_up:

Zebra photos at night are wonderful. :clap:

Love the call of the night jar. :dance:
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Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:27 pm

nice pictures of Zebras (for me the third) and the Nighjar :clap:
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Dec 25, 2012 8:17 am

Morning all
Sightings from 23/12
A few eland pictures:
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Other sightings include klipspringers,zebra,giraffe,gemsbok,african wildcat and scrub hare.

24/12
Eland again,scrub hare,spotted eagle owl,night jar and springbok.
A few images of the sky from last night and also some rain water in the river bed.
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Unread post by Philip1 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:10 am

:clap: Thanks AG, wonderful pics of the Eland :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by saraf » Tue Dec 25, 2012 1:38 pm

Love those clouds, thanks for sharing.

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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:32 pm

AG - Wishing you a Merry Christmas.

AG, Super sightings once again, thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

Love the pics of the sky. :clap:
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:13 pm

Thank you for your comments and wishes.
Tonight we have the following.
Gemsbok
Herd of eland
Kudu's
Giraffes
Zebra's
Springbok
Scrub hare
Night jar
Spotted eagle owl
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Unread post by DinkyBird » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:18 pm

Thanks so much for keeping us posted AG :clap:
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Unread post by onewithnature » Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:22 am

AG, thanks for all the hard work in keeping us updated as to the wealth of animals in Augrabies; for those who think there is little to see in this marvellous Park, think again! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:08 pm

Thank you forumites,
Tonight sightings:
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
African wildcat
Stripe polecat
Night jar

Springbok
Red hartebees
Eland
Zebra's
Giraffes

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Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:04 am

Nice gathering of night animals there, AG. :clap:
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:08 pm

Yep!OWN,each night is different,and the african wildcat and stripe polecat was very close up sightings, a little bit of confusion with the afrikaans name stinkmuishond, as the one guest was really surprised with the small size,but it was a first for her.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:20 pm

Awesome night drive sightings Augrabies Guru, with beautiful pictures too! The Zebras in the night are very special, and the pictures of the clouds are wonderful! :clap: :clap:

Thanks for sharing! :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:18 pm

Only a pleasure hilda.
Tonight:
Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit
Night jar

Klipspringer
Springbok
Red hartebees
Herd of eland
2 groups of hartmann zebra's

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:23 am

Morning all
Eland again,was scattered throught out the drive.
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DSC02090 by closed4, on Flickr

Then gemsbok,giraffes and springbok all in one, followed by a few scrub hare.
Also had red rock rabbit,spotted eagle owl and night jar.
On my way back more eland and zebra's in the same area,klipspringers as well.

After the rain also a lot of annual plants,this one had me fooled,only flowers in the evening,still have to find out the name of it.
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A few sunset pics:
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