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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:16 pm

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I (we, Caracal and Augrabies Guru) saw one couple too, in October, at about the same hour :wink:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:32 pm

Tonight sightings:
Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl

Klipspringers
Gemsbok
Giraffes
Springbok
Hartmann zebra's

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:09 am

Can't wait to go on an Augrabies night drive next year AG! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:52 am

Last Night Sightings:
Red Rock Rabbit
Scrub hare
African wildcat walking with it's kill,mouse
Black back jackal

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Herd of springbok
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Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:59 am

Nice to see a jackal with kill. :thumbs_up: Thanks for keeping us informed, AG. :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:01 am

:hmz: Or is a Cat with a mouse :lol:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Philip1 » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:04 am

:clap: :clap: Ag, love your sighting updates. Thank you. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:40 pm

Tonight sightings:
Scrub hare's
Spotted eagle owls

Springbok
Herd of eland
Hartmann zebra's
Giraffes

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:31 am

Awesome! :clap: :clap: What's the weather like at this time of the year during the night drives Augrabies Guru? :hmz:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby threedogs » Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:07 am

I am still following your Night Drive sightings with great interest in anticipation of our visit next year. I am going to go and consult my Mammals of Southern Africa book about the Red Rock Rabbit - don't know much about them at all.

Thank you once again for the time you take to keep the sightings up to date. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:24 am

hilda wrote:Awesome! :clap: :clap: What's the weather like at this time of the year during the night drives Augrabies Guru? :hmz:

Untill now we did not experience freezing nights on the drive, just nice cool, but I think from May onwards we will be in for blankets on the drive.

threedogs wrote:I am going to go and consult my Mammals of Southern Africa book about the Red Rock Rabbit - don't know much about them at all.

Always a surprise for others too, to see this stocky round bundle of fur with the round red brownish tail here.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed May 01, 2013 7:53 am

Last night sightings:
We found a small herd of eland at the low water bridge and more eland and giraffes in front of the Black Ridges.
In the same area we had red hartebees and springbok as well.

Scrub hares as usual through the drive and a genet.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby MarkusF » Wed May 01, 2013 10:25 am

Great sightings as usual.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby hilda » Wed May 01, 2013 12:46 pm

Ah! Another Genet! I would love to see the Scrub Hares too! Thank you for the update AG! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu May 02, 2013 9:21 am

Morning all
Scrub hare's again,plenty.
Black back jackal
Genet,I'm trying to get decent pics of them but only tail and body shots,so quick.
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