Thursday, April 18, 2013

Game drive images from Lion Sands, Kruger National Park


Our first drive delivered this stunning species
A White Fronted Bee-eater.

Our ranger,Jason taking point on a game walk...

The watchers watched!

What is the shape in the background?
Keep reading to find out

A male Kudu doing what a Kudu does...
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A pair of Short-tailed Eagles( previously known as Bateleur Eagles)

This is the answer to the earlier question!
A rather large White Rhino.

Sundowners...
My wife, Carolyn, tracker, Emmanuel and ranger Jason
on the banks of the Sabi River...

A male Nyala in the early(ish) morning light.

A Hippo pretending to be a rock?

Spider's web catching the morning light

Not a handbag, belt or shoes in sight.
A Nile Crocodile

The old railway bridge that is just outside Skukuza.
This line used to stretch all the way to Maputo, Mozambique

The old bridge was washed away in the floods.

We spent the whole game drive looking for (non-existant?) lions
We are five minutes from camp and we found this breeding herd

Together with small calves and a huge male

Watching us as we have breakfast...
a lone male Buffalo

The new name is already on the vehicles

Jason and Emannuel discussing lion tracks.
In the distance, and Impala watches

 I will end this posting like I started it.
With a White Fronted Bee Eater

Shortly the name will change to
Lion Sands,Kruger National Park


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Lion Sands Private Game Reserve
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