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WillieV May 2011 in Kgalagadi. July 2012

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WillieV
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:33 pm

These two old men were at Jan se draai.
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This one was not well at all.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:40 pm

She was hunting on her own.
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But he was to big for her.
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May be next time.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:46 pm

At the Nossob hide we saw the Nossob nine just before the gates open.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:32 am

As promised here are more birds.

Tawny Eagle in flight.
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Lilac-breasted Roller
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White-backed Vulture.
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Northern Pintail Ducks ? at Samevloeiing. ID PLEASE :hmz:
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:39 am

Juvenile Black-headed Heron at Kij Kij.
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Scimitarbill Woodhoopoe.
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Juvenile Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk.
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Juvenile Lanner Falcon.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:50 am

Lapped-faced Vulture and White- backed Vultures.
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Juvenile Shaft-tailed Whydah.
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Shaft-tailed Whydah.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:01 pm

Thanks Nina!

The Scimitarbill was chasing this Cape Cobra.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:13 pm

Spotted Hyaena at the old Urikaruus den.
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Red Hartebeest.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:45 pm

Honey Badger. More pics in my 2012 report.
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Lion at Moravet. (Could not get closer.)
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Gemsbok.
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Steenbok at Leeudril.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
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Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:01 pm

How many of you have seen a Cape Terrapin in Kgalagadi ?
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
Posts: 3565
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Location: Western Cape

Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:46 pm

Marico Flycatcher.
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Juvenile Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk.
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Burchell’s Sandgrouse.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
Posts: 3565
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:50 pm

Namaqua Dove
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Swallow-tailed Bee-eater.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
Posts: 3565
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:55 pm

Namaqua Dove.
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Marico Flycatcher.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
Posts: 3565
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:09 pm

Shaft-tailed Whydah.
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Ostrich.
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)

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WillieV
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Senior Virtual Ranger
Award: Sighting of the Year - Small creatures and/or Insects - Butterfly Award (2016)
Award: Sighting of the year - Non Predator (2015)
Posts: 3565
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:03 pm
Location: Western Cape

Re: May 2011 in Kgalagadi.

Unread post by WillieV » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:37 pm

Tawny Eagle.
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Wahlberg's Eagle ?
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KGALAGADI MAY 2017 What a great time we had !

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard

Award: Sighting of the year - Predator (2014)


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