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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Thu May 02, 2013 9:30 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Those Genets are real quick.......but a tail photo are better than nothing!!!
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by anne-marie » Thu May 02, 2013 2:09 pm

I confirm :dance: :lol:
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Unread post by hilda » Thu May 02, 2013 3:32 pm

At least you've got the tail to prove it AG! :lol: :lol: That's all we got too! But fortunately Lion Queen had a full view of the lovely creature with beautiful pictures too! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat May 04, 2013 9:05 am

Morning all
Sightings from 02/05

Scrub hare
Red rock rabbit

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Spotted eagle owl
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Stripe pole cat 2
Porcupine


Klipspringers
Springbok herd
Gemsbok

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Kudu"s
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Hartmann zebra's

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by MarkusF » Sat May 04, 2013 9:20 am

Plenty of sightings again. Love the photos. Stripe pole cat - whoop whoop!!

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat May 04, 2013 10:15 am

Striped Polecat and Porcupine :mrgreen: :clap:
nice picture od the Owl :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Sat May 04, 2013 10:27 am

Awesome sightings and pictures, thanks AG! :clap: :clap:

I especially love the last picture of the Kudu! Beautiful! :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by Pumbaa » Sat May 04, 2013 6:53 pm

Thanks Augrabies Guru,

for all the great sightings you are telling us about :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Love the picture of the genets tail in the bush :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon May 06, 2013 8:33 am

Morning all
Last night sightings:

Scrub hare
Spotted eagle owl
Genet
African wildcat

Springbok
Klipspringers
Kudu's
Eland herd on two separate occasions

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon May 06, 2013 8:51 am

Stunning weekend!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Philip1 » Mon May 06, 2013 10:12 am

:whistle: AG....Image Thank you. :clap:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by hilda » Mon May 06, 2013 12:29 pm

Great sightings once again AG! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon May 13, 2013 8:09 am

Morning all
Sightings from 10/05

A herd of eland close to the restcamp and a herd of springbok lying in the area of Moonrock.
Scrub hare's and a spotted eagle owl as well.

Then on the other side of the Black Ridges on my way to fonteintjie below a ridge a pair of eyes which I have spotted from a distance and kept the spotlight pin pointed to it,when we came closer you can actually hear some loose stones/rocks falling as the leopard slowly runs up to it and over it, a quick sighting filled with exitement.

In the area of the Black Ridges on my way back a african wildcat,just lying there and on the other side a red rock rabbit.
Close to the restcamp a porcupine running on the the road and then dodges on the side only it's rear end visible.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by lion queen » Mon May 13, 2013 8:13 am

Wow what a way to end a Friday evening.......... :clap: :clap: :clap:

Glad the leopard made his appearance again.... :thumbs_up:

Now why couldn't the porcupine just lay there and pose for a nice face photo....... :tongue: :lol:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon May 13, 2013 8:18 am

lion queen wrote:Wow what a way to end a Friday evening..........


Same thing which I was actually thinking when I reach the restcamp, :)


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