Sprocky's visits to Kruger Park

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Post by nan » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:20 pm

what a chance to be at 5 min from Sable :-?
thanks for the report \O
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Post by steamtrainfan » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:05 pm

Some more excellent and entertaining photos. ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Post by PRWIN » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:30 pm

:O^ so great to be so close. great shots \O
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Post by harrys » Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:19 pm

Beautifull pics sprocky \O \O
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Post by pooky » Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:56 pm

Great pics ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

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Post by Twigga » Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:18 pm

Some guys have all the luck! :-) :-) :-) Ms green........

Excellent pic of Twigga with twigs! (Giraffe with leaves)
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Post by puppy » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:10 pm

You have some super photographs of Kruger creatures, Sprocky. I specially like the one of the sandgrouse couple with baby.
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Post by Dewi » Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:04 am

Love the AHE pic Sprocky. \O
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Post by Sprocky » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:42 pm

Thank you all once again for the kind comments. \O

This morning we headed up to Mooiplaas for a skottel breakfast. Me, the SO, J-lee, Mbechu and dodi. O/\ We had the most amazing breakfast at the lapa looking over the river. I also managed to get a fair variety of photos of animals and birds. ;-)

Lets start with the sunrise just after entering the gate.

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An African Jacana at Sable Dam.

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Also at the dam, this Thick-knee became very vocal when I got close.

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In the distance on the road I saw something. It looked like a long bent pool noodle. It ended up being a snake of about 2.5m long and quite thick. I think it is a Snouted Cobra, but I may be wrong. :-?

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Next we came across a den, there were three adult Hyena, two youngsters and a lot of noise from the pups, but we could only hear them.

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Post by Sprocky » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:49 pm

Next up was a breeding herd and this youngster thought that he was much bigger and older.

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A Fish Eagle enjoying a spot of shade.

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It is very dry at the moment and this Tsessebe was heading for the water.

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This Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark was foraging for food.

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And the last pic for today is this Kudu bull enjoying a snack.

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