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Elephants

Elephant with grass

elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Elephant branching out

elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Baby elephant

elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Elephant eye

elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Elephant skin

elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Bob and elephant

elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Rhinos

Pile of rhinos

Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016

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Horny situation

Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016

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Lions

Lioness

lion
Lion (Panthera leo)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Say ahhh

lion
Lion (Panthera leo)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Bet you can't roll your tongue like I can

lion
Lion (Panthera leo)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Giraffes

Standing a head above

giraffe
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Camelopardalis

giraffe - boteliers kop
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Baby looks good in stripes

Zebra
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016

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Zebra face

Zebra
Knysna elephant park
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Zebra running

Zebra
Knysna elephant park
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)

Kudu

kudu
Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Birds

Raised wings

Hartlaub's gull (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
Beach by Santos Express
Mossel Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Sun seeker

Double collared sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus) - junenile
Wilderness The Garden Route
February 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Franc

Red-necked spurfowl or red-necked francolin (Pternistis afer)
Wilderness Kingfisher Inn, Wilderness
The Garden Route

February 11, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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MC

Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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National bird

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Fork-tailed drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)

Fork-tailed drongo

forked tailed drongo

Fork-tailed drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)
February 12, 2016
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Drongo n' Bob

bob and drongo
Fork-tailed drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)
Garden Route, RSA
February 10, 2016

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Cape white-eye (Zosterops virens)

White-eye

Cape white-eye (Zosterops virens)
February 10, 2016
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Speckled

speckled dove
Speckled pigeon (Columba guinea)
Beach by Santos Express
Mossel Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
January 23, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Lemon dove (Columba larvata)

Lemony

lemon dove

Lemon dove (Columba larvata)
February 12, 2016
Kingfisher Inn
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Lemony close

lemon dove

Lemon dove (Columba larvata)

February 12, 2016
Kingfisher Inn
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Grebe

grebe

Little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

February 9, 2016
Kingfisher Inn
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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The Great!

cormorant

Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

January 23, 2016
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Wanting moor

Common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) juvenile perhaps
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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African black swan

black swan
Black swan (Cygnus atratus)
Knysna elephant park
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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African black swan

Black swan (Cygnus atratus)
Knysna elephant park
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Taking off

Black swan (Cygnus atratus)
Knysna elephant park
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Drinking

black swan
Black swan (Cygnus atratus)
Knysna elephant park
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Mousey

mouse bird

Mousebird
February 12, 2016
Kingfisher Inn
Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Canon 7Dmark2

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Knysna turaco (Tauraco corythaix)

Turaco

Knysna turaco (Tauraco corythaix corythaix) - Southern subspecies
Wilderness The Garden Route
February 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Grassed

Knysna turaco (Tauraco corythaix corythaix) - Southern subspecies
The Garden Route
Kingfisher Lodge
February 10, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Knyce

Knysna turaco (Tauraco corythaix corythaix) - Southern subspecies
Wilderness The Garden Route
February 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Stilt on a tilt

Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Wilderness The Garden Route
February 9, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Bugs

Moth

moth
Fairy Knowe
Garden Route, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2

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Hidden hopper

black swan
Grasshopper
Mossel Bay, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Dragon in the Garden

dragonfly
Garden Route, RSA
February 10, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2

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Fungal encounter

En route home
Garden Route, South Africa
January 24, 2016

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Champ-in-ion

mushroom
Bon Courage Winery
Garden Route, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Bon Courage Winery

Grapes of courage

speckled dove
Bon Courage Winery
Garden Route, South Africa
January 22, 2016

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Barrels - with exposed bung holes

speckled dove
Bon Courage Winery
Garden Route, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Cango Caves

Tites and columns

speckled dove
Cango Caves
Garden Route, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Cango in formation

speckled dove
Cango Caves
Garden Route, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Map of Africa

Kaart van Afrika

Garden Route, RSA
February 10, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

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Map of Africa

Garden Route, RSA
February 10, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

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Ronnie's

Ronnie's

ronnies

Ronnie's, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Friends

By Santos Express
Mossel Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
January 23, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Kayaking with Trudy

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Wilderness, South Africa
January 23, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Springboks

In honor of Micaela birthday
Fairy Knowe Hotel
Wilderness, South Africa
January 22, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Trudy and elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Knysna, South Africa
January 23, 2016

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Group shot

Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Canon Rebel T5i

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Not a wise-crack

Boteliers Kop Game Reserve, South Africa
January 24, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Other RSA venues:

+ Cape Town 2016
+ Cape Town 2013
+ Garden Route 2013
+ Table Mountain
+ Above Garden Route
+ Cape Peninsula
+ Stellenbosch and Somerset West
+ Kirstenbosch
+ Durban - Bing trip
+ RSA 2005

Garden Route itinerary - January 22-24, 2016

+ January 22, 2016
Early pick by Andrew and his step-dad
Breakfast at Bon Courage wine farm in Robertson - tasty but glacially slow service
Cango Caves Adventure Tour
very late lunch at Cango Caves restaurant
Stay over in Wilderness
Dinner at Fairy Knowe Hotel
Drinks at the bar
Overnight at Fairy Knowe Hotel

+ January 23, 2016
Breakfast at Fairy Knowe Hotel
Kayaking with Trudy
Knysna Elephant Park
Drive to Mossel Bay
Beach time
While moving the bus, driver hit a branch and cracked the wind-shield - no passengers on board at the time
Bus to restaurant
Dinner at Route 57 Restaurant in Mossel Bay
Stay at Be@Home (Students stayed at Santos Express Student Hostel - converted train).

+ January 24, 2016
Breakfast at hotel
Boteliers Kop Game Reserve
Three hour game drive
Lunch and grouo photo at the restaurant
Head back to Cape Town
Switch buses

+ February 9, 2016 - Tuesday
Drive to Wilderness with John Tinkler 9:30 pick-up
Stop at Blue Heron en route - meet Pippa

+ February 10, 2016 - Wednesday
Wilderness with John Tinkler
Drive to park, check out blinds,

+ February 11, 2016 - Thursday
Wilderness with John Tinkler
Joined by Hans and Lars from Sweden
Walk to blind
Swim in pool
Canoe to bridge and pool with blind

+ February 12, 2016 - Friday
Morning birds at Kingfisher Lodge
Stop at Blue Heron - Pippa
Drive back from Wilderness with John Tinkler
Dinner with Julia and Chris Ahlfeldt and Bill and Marlys

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