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Extreme Nature Tour – road cruise 1

Sadly no snakes on the road tonight, but we still had an awesome time jam-packed with sightings.

Birds:
Eagle Owl
Night Jar x 6 (sadly 1 was dead on the road)
Bronze Winged Coursers x 3
Unidentified Plover x 2
Water Thick Knee
Lapwing

Bird sighting Hluluwe

The Water Thick-Knee was waiting for us as we drove in the gate.

Reptiles:
Flap-necked Chameleon
Velvet Gecko

Flap-necked Chameleon on a road cruise

The Flap Necked Chameleon was just getting ready to snooze

Velvet Gecko found on a road cruise

This little Velvet Gecko darted across the road in front of us.

Mammals:
Grey Duiker
Waterbuck
Zebra (albeit on the other side of the fence)
Red Duiker
Cane Rat – DOR
Nyala
Mongoose

Cane rat found on a road cruise in Hluhluwe

This was the first time any of us cruisers had seen a rat this big!

Duiker found on road cruise in Hluhluwe

Duikers and bucks were darting across the road all night

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