S143 Tropic of Capricorn Loop

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Re: S143 Tropic of Capricorn Loop

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Hawk, we also loved watching the huge flocks of Quelas, when we were there in Feb, with Elsa and Klystron. :thumbs_up:

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That's interesting, I also have spent many many hours at this waterhole but never saw these flocks of Queleas.
Maybe they don't occur there in November (my favourite month), but I have also been there in May :hmz:
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When we were last there in June this year there was also lots of activity but strangely no ellies the whole time we were there?
Smallish flocks of Queleas, and what we found interesting, quite a few Chestnut-backed Sparrowlarks together with the Grey-backed ones who are not indicated to be in the area according to my bird guides!
Will be posting pics in my TR.
Plenty of Tsessebe and other mixed herds plus some Black-backed Jackals.
Also the few remaining bones of the ellie who was struck by lightning in Jan this year.
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We stayed at Mopanie a month ago and had great sightings on the S143...... :thumbs_up:
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Has anyone travelled this road recently? How is/was the atmosphere/sightings? I find that sightings can change a lot during different times of the year in this favourite Kruger area. In beginning December 2014 we have found this road very quiet animals wise but the atmosphere is/was always great :thumbs_up: There were Sanparks rangers working on the waterhole facilities so I guess the animals moved away during that time.
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Great sparrowlark road. :thumbs_up:
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