Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:24 am

PRWIN wrote:Great shots Flutterby, now when you going to Marievale???? :yes: :yes:
Ja PRWIN, must get out there sometime! \O
Lisbeth wrote:Did you get your car back from the eye of the zebra? O**
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nan wrote:mmmm for me 8,0 points \O

like the reflection in the eye O/\
and the Spoonbill too O\/

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
Thanks nan. ;-)
Pumbaa wrote:Thanks for morebirdies, Flutterby,

but just love your zebra spots - They are fantastic O/\ O/\ O/\
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Sun Nov 06, 2016 11:59 am

My dad and I went out to Rietvlei yesterday for a Kruger Park Facebook group get-together. I was hoping to find cheetah and the African Finfoot that's been seen recently. No luck there but we still had some nice sightings.

Our first sighting was of three jackals. Please excuse the number of pics but this is the first time that I've managed to get good pics of them! ;-)

Two jackals crossed behind us and disappeared.

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A youngster then appeared in front of us and lay down in the road. It stayed there for about 15 minutes! :-0

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Two swallows started to harass the jackal and it tried, unsuccessfully, to catch them.

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Bored with the birds, it moved off the road and soon disappeared.

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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:09 pm

What a cute little jackal O/\ O/\

Also the cats do like that, when the swallows are flying low lol
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Re: Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

Post by Flutterby » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:24 pm

:yes:

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Post by Mel » Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:32 pm

Awesome captures, Flutts! ^Q^ He looks rather youngish still... or let's say not too old yet. lol Quite cute 0/0
He's definitely smiling in the 5th shot! :yes:
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Post by Flutterby » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:40 pm

Thanks Mel. ;-) Yes , it was a youngster. :yes:

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Post by PRWIN » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:44 pm

Flutterby where did they see the fine foot, I see your Dad had his :yes: :yes: Africa wild shirt on ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Richprins » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:50 pm

Great sighting, Flutts! ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

Looks like you got in early! :shock: ;-)
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Post by Flutterby » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:57 pm

Yup, when the gates opened at 5.30. :yes:

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Post by nan » Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:35 pm

super little Jackal ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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