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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:10 pm

Good Evening YFS-ers :D

Let's try this mid-week YFS and see if it works. :D

The winning numbers from last time 9-4-12-11-1

9 Attitude !!!
4 Ellie with two trunks :big_eyes:
12 A leopard at nossob :dance: :dance:
11 Jackal pair reflected
1 Beautiful BBJ at Satara

Again Melrockson had the right numbers in a different order :D - maybe next time :D

1 Beautiful nighttime zees
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2 The Satara owl
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3 I want to be a fire engine ... :D
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4 Oh WOW, the Orpen leopard :dance: :dance:
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5 A real little cutie :D
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6 Closeup warthog
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7 Orpen dagha boy
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8 Gorgeous BBJ :dance: Thanks Danie
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9 Evening gemsbok
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10 Addo ellie family
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11 Who left their toys all over the place? :naughty:
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12 Nossob wildebeeste
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you Sunday.

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:48 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :yaya:

Everyone chose the leopard as their favourite :dance: The winning numbers were 4-5-8-6 and no-one had the right numbers in the right order. Image

4 Oh WOW, the Orpen leopard :dance: :dance:
5 A real little cutie :D
8 Gorgeous BBJ :dance: Thanks Danie
6 Closeup warthog

Sunday selection:

1 Nossob's leopard :dance:
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2 Book ends :D
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3 BBJ heading for the water
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4 Gorgeous gemsbok herd at twilight
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5 I'd love to be sitting there right now :D
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6 I'll just tiptoe quietly away :D
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7 I'm big and fierce, don't tangle with me
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8 Night flight - Orpen's owl 8)
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9 Young kudu family
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10 The Highwayman - Satara's civet :D
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11 Morning visit by the red hartebeest herd
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12 Young ones testing their strength :D
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you again mid-week.

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:51 pm

Good evening, YFS-ers Image

The owl and not quite a pussy cat - the civet :D 8-10-4-1 were the favourites.
No-one had the same numbers :(

8 Night flight - Orpen's owl 8)
10 The Highwayman - Satara's civet :D
4 Gorgeous gemsbok herd at twilight
1 Nossob's leopard :dance:

This week started with lions at Nossob and lots of pics - difficult to choose :wall:

1 Orpen's white tailed mongoose - a rare sighting :dance:
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2 Beautiful kudu prince
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3 The seasoned warrior
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4 Mr Handsome indeed :dance: :dance:
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5 You know those party favours that you blow .... :D
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6 Is that me?
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7 Who goes there?
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8 Orpen's beautiful spotted one :dance: :dance:
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9 Ripples
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10 Hamerkop searching for breakfast
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11 He said, she said ...
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12 A fine impala ram
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you Sunday.

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:52 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

Two favourites were the winners this time, almost everyone voted for them, with a tie at 4th place: 11-8-9 and 4-5

11 He said, she said ...
8 Orpen's beautiful spotted one :dance: :dance:
9 Ripples
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4 Mr Handsome indeed :dance: :dance:
5 You know those party favours that you blow .... :D

No-one had the right numbers in the right order Image

No cats since we last spoke, so this selection is a bit of a mixture.

1 Three doggies at Nossob :D
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2 Red Hartebeest with glossy coats
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3 Jostling zebra
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4 Is the goose asleep?
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5 A storm brewing
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6 And heavy rain later
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7 A good sighting of Orpen's white tailed mongoose :dance:
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8 Two beautiful gemsbok
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9 A decorated ellie
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10 Addo's owl a-hunting
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11 Two Tinyphants with the herd
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12 A wildebeest scrum
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you mid-week.

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:44 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :yaya:

Thank you for all your kind comments. :gflower: Glad you like my choices.

Sunday’s selection provided two favourites again which almost every voter chose. The numbers are 10-7-5-2

10 Addo's owl a-hunting
7 A good sighting of Orpen's white tailed mongoose :dance:
5 A storm brewing
2 Red Hartebeest with glossy coats

No-one chose the same numbers in the same order :(

1 Paddling in the fountain ...
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2 Mirrored moggy
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3 Who's following me?
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4 A hare at Orpen :D
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5 Duiker drinking
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6 Now we see your face :D
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7 Twin reflections
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8 What a gorgeous start to the day :dance:
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9 Little short-legs in the middle :D
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10 Late-afternoon Bateleur
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11 Ever hopeful for a catch
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12 Satara's beautiful AWC
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you Sunday. Image

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:54 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :D

The owl and the real pussycat won this time :dance: with the sunrise coming a close fourth. 6-12-2-8 :D

6 Now we see your face :D
12 Satara's beautiful AWC
2 Mirrored moggy
8 What a gorgeous start to the day :dance:

And Sunday's choice:

1 Nossob's brownie
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2 Satara's spottie :D
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3 Three little maids - just come from breakfast
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4 Bokkie likes to be in front of the camera :D
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5 You drink while I keep watch
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6 Piggie from a different angle
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7 Satara kudu
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8 Look at those tummies - stuffed full :shock:
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9 Zebra and giraffe friends
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10 Cute little ellie
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11 Kicking up dust :D
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12 A Bateleur comes to drink
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you mid-week. :gflower:

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:51 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

No prizes for guessing which picture was almost everyone's first choice. Mr Handsome of course :dance: 8-10-3-7 were the favourites chosen by both of the Mels, but unfortunately neither had them in the same order. Image

8 Look at those tummies - stuffed full :dance:
10 Cute little ellie
3 Three little maids - just come from breakfast
7 Satara kudu

1 The Orpen honey badger :dance:
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2 "Mmmm, and what do you think?"
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3 Lone lioness :dance:
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4 Two species together
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5 Looks like they're dancing on stage :D 8)
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6 Half a giraffe :D
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7 Lapwing pair close-up
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8 Orpen hippo pool :dance:
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9 "Go 'way"
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10 Cute young giraffe
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11 WOW What a sighting - classic leopard :dance: :dance:
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12 BBJ
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And the bonus pics because I couldn't decide .... :redface:

13 Five hyaenas playing 'Ring-a-roses' :D
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14 Nossob hide - oh to be there now :mrgreen:
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you Sunday. :yaya:

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:50 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :gflower:

Again no prizes for guessing which pic got the most points - a very beautiful leopard, beautifully captured by a clever webcam (assisted by those cammers who saw and saved it) :dance: Thank you, cammers for saving all these pictures when we are at work/sleeping/otherwise occupied. :clap: :clap: :gflower: :gflower:

11-1-8-5-7 were the winning numbers, no-one had them in the same order.

11 WOW What a sighting - classic leopard :dance: :dance:
1 The Orpen honey badger :dance:
8 Orpen hippo pool :dance:
5 Looks like they're dancing on stage :D 8)
7 Lapwing pair close-up

1 Grab your binocs - Orpen's HB far away
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2 Bokkie and her reflection
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3 Mr Handsome :dance:
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4 And his ladies :D
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5 Nice horns :D
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6 Sparring partners
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7 Just your reflection in the water please ...
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8 Satara civet
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9 One Orpen lioness :dance:
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10 Then the whole family :dance: :dance:
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11 Portrait of a lady 8)
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12 Half in shadow
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:39 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :yaya:

Everyone voted for the winning pic, either as first or second choice. The top four were 10-3-11-1. The closest choices were Melph’s with the right numbers but 3 and 4 in the reverse order. :D

10 Then the whole family :dance: :dance:
3 Mr Handsome :dance:
11 Portrait of a lady 8)
1 Grab your binocs - Orpen's HB far away

1 Addo zees and buffs :D
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2 You're being watched ...
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3 White tailed mongoose 8)
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4 Nossob view we don't get on the cam
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5 Funny way to stand :D
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6 Replete and resting in the shade :D
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7 Do they have Red Hartebeest in Addo??
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8 They definitely have porcupines :dance: :dance: 8)
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9 Careful, sweetie ..
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10 The beautiful Mr and Mrs ... 8)
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11 Early morning, before it was light ...
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12 They didn't iron their clothes before they got dressed :D
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Please choose four in your order of preference. See you Sunday. Image

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:49 pm

Good evening YFS-ers and Happy Birthday anne-marie :gflower:

What sightings we have had these last few days – lions on three cams, owls on three cams, rarities again and so many choices :wall: :wall: Now it's your turn to :wall: :D

First the winning numbers from last time: 10 and 9 then 2-8-12 all with the same points.

Bushbuddies had four of these numbers and as the last three could be in any order we will give you the win. :clap: Image

10 The beautiful Mr and Mrs ... 8)
9 Careful, sweetie ..
2 You're being watched ...
8 They definitely have porcupines :dance: :dance: 8)
12 They didn't iron their clothes before they got dressed :D

1 Rippled reflection
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2 Nossob's Mr Handsome :dance:
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3 The beautiful spotted cat :dance:
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4 A cat with stripes :D
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5 The other spotted one :D
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6 Cat and dog :D
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7 Again the back of your head :naughty:
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8 A good view of the porcupine :dance:
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9 The lovely kudu at Satara
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10 The bigger of the owls
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11 Trunk shapes :D
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12 Orpen's Mr Handsome :dance: What beautiful eyes
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13 Ellies at the water
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14 Addo's Mr Handsome :dance: :dance:
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15 The Highwayman is back :D
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16 The lioness drinks
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17 The crowd watching from the stands
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Can you choose just five? What about six :D Enjoy and see you mid-week. Image

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:33 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

More lions this last few days, and a couple of good bird shots too :D

The winning numbers from Sunday's selection were 8-12-14-3-6-2, but no-one chose the same sequence.

8 A good view of the porcupine :dance:
12 Orpen's Mr Handsome :dance: What beautiful eyes
14 Addo's Mr Handsome :dance: :dance:
3 The beautiful spotted cat :dance:
6 Cat and dog :D
2 Nossob's Mr Handsome :dance:

1 Two brownies in the spotlight 8)
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2 Two geese on the water :D
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3 Hyaena with padkos, reflection and shadow :D
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4 A wise Mr Redwing Starling listens to his wife :D
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5 Zees in the early morning sunshine
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6 How many lions do you see?
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7 Looking a bit 'bed-raggled' in the early morning :D
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8 A honey badger? What else could it be? :hmz:
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9 Gotcha !!! :D
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10 Addo's Mr H at the waterhole :dance:
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11 He looks like one of those Scottish Highland cattle :D
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12 Lone lion
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13 Meerkat :D
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14 En meer katte (more cats) :D
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you Sunday.

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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:38 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :gflower:

No prizes for guessing which pics were the favourites on Wednesday. 6; 14; 3 and 10 tied; and 9.

6 How many lions do you see?
14 En meer katte (more cats) :D
3 Hyaena with padkos, reflection and shadow :D
10 Addo's Mr H at the waterhole :dance:
9 Gotcha !!! :D

No-one had the same numbers :(

Only small predators were captured on the cams from Wednesday, but there were some gorgeous sightings :dance:

1 I am so beautiful :D
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2 A white tail ...
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3 Satara's owl is back 8)
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4 Bokkie visits Orpen
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5 Which of you beautiful feathered ones wants to be my dinner? :D
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6 Orpen's honeybadger :dance:
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7 Close up on the BBJ pair 8)
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8 They look so cute and innocent ...
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9 Symmetry in reflection
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10 Swishing his fly swatter :D
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11 AWC in the mirror
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12 A courting couple?
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:24 pm

Good evening YFS-ers :gflower:

Wow, Trrp, we both just made it by the skin of our teeth :D

Nobody chose the winning number as their first choice although it was one of the nicest pics from the last selection. 7-6-9-1 were the final four.

7 Close up on the BBJ pair 8)
6 Orpen's honeybadger :dance:
9 Symmetry in reflection
1 I am so beautiful :D

1 The dusty trek to water
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2 Impala ram in the evening light
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3 Warthog and his friend the blacksmith lapwing
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4 Satara's honey badger reflected :dance:
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5 The kudu family at Orpen
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6 Nothing better to do ...
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7 Early ellie family
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8 The beautiful spotted one graced Orpen with a visit :dance: :dance: :dance:
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9 What's under there ? :hmz:
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10 Graceful longnecks come to drink
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11 Bokkie at Satara
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12 Nossob's ubiquitous BBJs :D
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:22 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

Welcome to the cams, Trrp-trrrrrrrr, thanks for saving all those lovely pics. :gflower:

Again, no prizes for guessing the favourite pic from last time. And as we have a tie for 4th place there are two winners as well. :dance: :clap: :clap:

The winning numbers are 8-4-11 and then a tie 6 and 7. Melph68 and Bushbuddies both had the first three and then one of the tie numbers Image Image

8 The beautiful spotted one graced Orpen with a visit :dance: :dance: :dance:
4 Satara's honey badger reflected :dance:
11 Bokkie at Satara
6 Nothing better to do ...
7 Early ellie family

The last few days have seen hyaenas on three cams and lions three times on Nossob cam. :dance:

1 Must be warm, the hyaenas are paddling :D
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2 I wonder if there's anyone in the hide ...
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3 Zees and warties - safe drinking companions
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4 What have you got there?
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5 Spiky warthog :D
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6 This is MY waterhole...
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7 More golden kitties 8)
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8 Misty Orpen morning
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9 Little tuskers hurrying to the water
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10 Honey badger becoming a regular on Nossob cam
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11 Secretary bird having a quick drink
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12 Stripey zebra bums :D so cute
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13 Lioness resting by the water
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14 Who are you chirping at?
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Please choose five in your order of preference. See you mid-week.
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Re: YOUR favourite sightings?

Unread postby chirinda » Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:24 pm

Good evening YFS-ers Image

What a to-do today. We had a tie in first place and a triplet for third – and still no-one had the same numbers. :roll:

The winners were 2+10 with 28 points each, 4 had 12 points, then 11+13+14 each had 7 points.

2 I wonder if there's anyone in the hide ...
10 Honey badger becoming a regular on Nossob cam
4 What have you got there?
11 Secretary bird having a quick drink
13 Lioness resting by the water
14 Who are you chirping at?

BBJs everywhere this time, and Danie helped with a close-up. MRO captured a lovely leopard at Orpen.

1 Ellies in the dark ...
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2 Hare waiting for tortoise :D
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3 Honeybadger :dance:
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4 Flat dog - classic BBJ at the water :D
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5 Brownie catches the early morning sunlight
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6 Have you been digging, Mr Warthog?
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7 Don't tangle with this lady ...
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8 Orpen's gorgeous spotted one visits again :dance: :dance:
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9 Lovely close-up of a Nossob BBJ 8)
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10 I thought only ostriches buried their heads ... :D
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11 Three lovely longnecks 8)
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12 Wonder what he's saying to the young man :D
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13 Couldn't resist this bum shot :D
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