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Addo (October 2012) *

Post by nan » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:10 pm

En route to ADDO 14.10.2012

Up at dawn, starting at "no time", again with a friend and forumite, we have a long, long way ... O**
Again, I am puzzled by the scenery and the sun plays with shapes and colors, and around the corner of the way, Cranes, the national emblem of South Africa. They dance, it's true it's spring here, I must not forget... when returning, I will "enter" in the winter!
After a few stops "mandatory" and others not, we get our first step:

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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:11 pm

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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:31 pm

Kysna (14.10.2012)


what a pretty little park along the river, pretty little "forest cabin" (don't remember the number), we braaing and I even do the fire =O:
While one of us observe and photograph a pair of mating turtles, I discovered a whole family of Egyptian Gooses over water.
Opposite, on the other side, Caracal, sees a Knysna Turaco. I have just enough time to see it in flight, beautiful colours, but pictures will be for another time.

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Image Greater double-collared Sunbird/Souimanga à plastron rouge
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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:35 pm

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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by Michele Nel » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:00 pm

So nice to relive our trip- again Nan...I wish I had more time to contribute....
but just one pic of Nan waving to you all...:)

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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:32 am

Image Yellow Bishop(Yellowrumped Widow)Euplecte à croupion jaune
Image Amethyst Sunbird/Souimanga améthyste
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How lucky to have with us a connoisseur, a connoisseur of birds 0' , I have a full calpin with new birds O/\

Amongst a lot, we saw White-throasted Swallow, Honey Buzard, Lapwing, Cape Shoveler, Black-shouldered Kite, Pied Kingfisher, Cattle Egret, Fish Eagle, Forktail Drongo... etc... ^0^
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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:40 am

Addo, Matyholweni (15.10.2012) numéro 4 et 5…

and the rain begins to fall ... it does not leave us 0*\
It rained "only" once ... all day =O:

A long road ahead before arriving at Addo, punctuated by stops, it's crazy what there is ... things to see along the way ;-)
We spend some good memories back when George and Port Elizabeth are in sight ... YEY, we'll get to. The formalities done, we carry our belongings in our respective rooms, Nr 4 and 5. Beautiful, beautiful chalet, terrace impracticable because of the rain and immediately, off again for the game of the afternoon. We have traveled a lot of roads in the south of the park and we promise to go the rest tomorrow. We must anyway going to the Main Camp for the check in for our next nights O/\

Spotted Thick-knee (Dikkop)/Oedicnème tachard
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Red-necked Spurfowl/Francolin à gorge rouge
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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:42 am

We are lucky ... even in the rain, we find some nice observations I particularly remember this African Stonechat, beak filled, a Jackal in a hurry, a warthog ... with big mustaches like that!, babies, Red hartebeests and Elands, Zebras, Kudus and plenty of new birds O**


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Common Fiscal/Pie grièche fiscale
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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:45 am

African Stonechat/Tarier d'Afrique

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Re: Cape Town and around

Post by nan » Mon Dec 24, 2012 11:24 pm

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no is not a camera's filtre... is a natural filtre... the weather =O:
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