Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Klipspringer » Wed May 15, 2019 8:25 pm

When the dam is full there are sometimes elephants all over the place, but one can hardly get a photo of the entire dam

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Lisbeth » Wed May 15, 2019 8:58 pm

Strange to se the elephants spread out like that, normally they stick together :-?
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Klipspringer » Wed May 15, 2019 9:08 pm

These are several bull groups and small breeding herds ;-) not interested in any interaction lol

Perhaps they love the dam because there is enough space for all of them :O^

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Flutterby » Thu May 16, 2019 8:07 am

Lovely! \O \O

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Klipspringer » Fri May 17, 2019 6:21 pm

Who has yet to visit this place, don't wait - rather go very soon. The dam is also on the list of ARTIFICIAL WATER-POINTS ON TOURIST ROADS SCHEDULED TO BE REPLACE BY NATURAL ALTERNATIVES

To be closed in the long term (over 5 years, after 2015), so GO NOW, guys lol

https://www.sanparks.org/assets/docs/fo ... placed.pdf

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Alf » Fri May 17, 2019 6:25 pm

It’s on my list definitely \O

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Richprins » Fri May 17, 2019 7:07 pm

That list chops and changes a lot, Klippies! lol
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Lisbeth » Fri May 17, 2019 7:11 pm

I would appreciate if Sanparks would specify what those " natural alternatives" are :O^
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Klipspringer » Sun May 19, 2019 1:30 pm

I think it is the worst birding spot in the entire park :yes: might be another reason why it is quiet there ^Q^


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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Lisbeth » Sun May 19, 2019 2:58 pm

Also for water birds?

Maybe the trees are too far away -O-
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