Rietvlei Nature Reserve through Greenies' Eyes

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Post by Richprins » Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:46 pm

Very nice, Flutts! \O

Mommo looks good! :-0
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Post by Flutterby » Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:53 am

\O

Lis, they've had a lot of rain there...Otter Bridge was completely under water the other day. ;-)

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Post by Pumbaa » Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:31 pm

Great shots, Flutterby - Love the Long tailed widowbird \O \O \O

and good to hear about the rain there and see the green grass O/\
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Post by Flutterby » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:15 am

A few pics from yesterday's quick visit.

Early morning widowbird.

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I think they've had an ostrich explosion...they are everywhere!! :shock:

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Swainson's Spurfowl

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There were plenty of mini zebras around! :-0

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A huge herd of eland.

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Black-headed Heron

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Red Hartebeest

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We saw lots of jackals but only managed to get a pic of one.

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Post by Lisbeth » Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:22 am

Lovely pics, Flutty ^Q^ I love the one with the lake, very picturesque :yes:
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Post by Richprins » Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:41 pm

Thanks, Flutts! ^Q^

Sheesh, you get up early! :shock: :shock: :shock:

I like the ostrich in the dawn...haven't seen dawn for many years! lol

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Post by Flutterby » Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:11 am

lol lol

I'm only happy to get up early for the bush! :-0

Many moons ago we went to Kruger with family friends and as usual we left in the middle of the night. As the sun started to come up one of the daughters of our friends asked "what's that pink stuff in the sky?". My dad was horrified that she had never seen the dawn before! lol

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Post by Pumbaa » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:37 pm

Wonderful shots, Flutterby,

really love the morning atmosphere ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by Flutterby » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:22 am

Thanks Pumbaa! \O

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Post by steamtrainfan » Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:48 am

All photographs courtesy and permission of Madeleen van Schalkwyk.

The cheetah population in Rietvlei has exploded with Kiara having given birth to 6 cubs.

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Here she is with 5 of her cubs.

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Here she is joined by three other adults - not sure of their names.

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All six cubs with Mom but with their backs to the camera.

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Faith is the bird that feels the light while the dawn is still dark. Author unknown.

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