August visit to Kruger

by Lourens Erasmus.
(Benoni.)

The Python moving from the road.

The Python moving from the road.

The Python moving from the road.
The Python moving into the undergrowth.
Moving over a rocky outcrop showing of its buty.
Raising its head before dissapearing deeper into the undergrowth.

Once again we made a visit to the Kruger March 2016 being our last.
Game viewing was not that good as the southern region was very dry comparing to our March visit.
Round Berg en Dal there is virtually no grazing at all and we did not even see an Impala.
Getting back on to the main road from Malelane to Afsaal we where rewarded with something lying across the road. Low and behold it was a magnificent specimen of a Python. on approaching it slithered of the tar and we followed it as it entered the undergrowth. We where the only vehicles up to a point and had an unobstructed view of the Python. With the arrival of other vehicles we pointed the Python out to them with the only visable part was his body moving through the grass.

Lourens and Janette.

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August visit to Kruger 2nd Day

by Lourens Erasmus.
(Benoni.)

Fish Eagle at Lake Panic , the branch would not allow him to come to rest.

Fish Eagle at Lake Panic , the branch would not allow him to come to rest.

Fish Eagle at Lake Panic , the branch would not allow him to come to rest.
Some Buffalo.
Vulture taking off
Baby Elephant not knowing his trunk is there for a Purpose.

On the second day of our visit we traveled from Malelane to Skukuza where we were booked in for the night. not much game except for Rhino Buffalo and Elephant.

Lourens and Janette.

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Day 3 August visit to Kruger.

by Lourens Erasmus.
(erasmlou@gmail.com)

Vultures waiting for the air currents to heat up.

Vultures waiting for the air currents to heat up.

Vultures waiting for the air currents to heat up.
This Bateleur having an early drink.
Great Heron taking flight as we aproached.
Grey Heron with keen eye sight.

Day 3 we traveled from Skukuza directly to Lower Sabie.
Taking a drive over the Sabie low water bridge and over the Sand river low water bridge. On the way we encountered Bateleur, Vultures, Grey Duiker, Bush buck. Was greeted early morning with golden sunrise.

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Day 3 August visit to Kruger extra photos.

by Lourens Erasmus.
(erasmlou@gmail.com)

Promises of a golden day.

Promises of a golden day.

Promises of a golden day.
Grey Duiker posing.
The stare of the Martial.
African Jackana

Additional images from our Skukuza to Lower Sabie drive.

Lourens and Janette.

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Last morning opportunity on AUGUST Kruger visit..

by Lourens Erasmus.
(Benoni.)

Getting ready to take flight.

Getting ready to take flight.

Getting ready to take flight.
Crouching to go.
Taking the leap.
Letting go and away.

On the last morning leaving Lower Sabie the weather was overcast and misty all the way to Crocodile Bridge.
We saw warthog Kudu and Impala and then one lonely Vulture on a dead tree. In 5 minutes got the last photos of the weekend.

Lourens and Janette.

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