Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by Mel » Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:37 pm

The little brown job looks like a Karoo scrub robin to me. :-?

Melanistic springbok :shock: Never seen before.

Alhtough... it does look a bit like a cross-breed between a springbok and a bontebok or a blesbok. lol
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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by leachy » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:26 pm

:-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by nan » Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:07 pm

seems to be very nice \O
near Ceres... so near Witzenberg too \O
nice bungalow... a little bit lost
love the Rock Martins O/\ and the little ones ^Q^
and the hight flat mountain, must be interesting fauna there \O
here they are melanistic... elsewhere leucistic :-?
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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by leachy » Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:20 am

:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

thanks

toko and richprins (rose') and mel and nan....

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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by okie » Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:30 am

Aaahhh leachy \O The Tanqua is one of my favourite places where I can just sit and listen , listen to silence , and watch timelessness go by :-)
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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by leachy » Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:38 pm

\O \O \O \O

yes indeed okie.. it is very tranquil !!!!!!!
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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by Richprins » Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:32 pm

Black springbok are actively bred by game farmers, Mello! Not that uncommon, and hunters pay extra...don't know if they think it's a new species?

You get black impala too!

Dunno about black steenbok! :shock:


(Looks like the antelope get burnt by the heat there!)
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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by Tina » Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:59 pm

wonderful pictures ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by Flutterby » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:57 am

Thanks for this leachy!! \O Looks so remote and untouched! ;-)

Interesting pics of the melanistic bokkies. :-)

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Re: Overnighting in the Tankwa Karoo

Post by leachy » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:24 am

:-) :-) :-) :-)

i popped into the tankwa again during my vacation

to hook up with my friends from riebeek kasteel

and to contemplate my navel...

quite a bit of activity at the waterhole

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bryan habana also popped around for a drink

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karoo bossies stretching as far as the eye can see

with a serious fire in the distance

that had been going for three days

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sunset..

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the darkest night of the month

reveals the stars in all their glory..

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