SAFARI SIGHTINGS 16 – 22 FEBRUARY ’20

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 16 to 22 February ’20

 

Sunday 16 February 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard Cub (Daughter of Faka Nchovela) sleeping near Top Road
  • 8 Lion Cubs (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Venture Camp Dam
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) sleeping North of Olifant’s Main
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Barnanrd Airstrip
  • 1 Female Leopard (Faka Nchovela) feeding on an Impala near Top Road
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) with 5 Lionesses sleeping South of Khoza Loop
  • 1 Male Elephant feeding near Boerbean
  • 1 Buffalo heading East from Hearnes/Mohlabtesi Cutline
  • 12 Wild Dogs heading West from Pondoro Main
  • 2 Spotted Hyena heading North from Top Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading East from Pondoro Main
  • 2 Young Male Lions (Strydom Males) sleeping near Huppel Weg

 

Monday 17 February 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading East from Hamilton SOuth
  • 2 Male Lions (Machaton Males) sleeping near Ungulube Road
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Shangaan Road
  • 3 White Rhino feeding near Steven’s Road
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Steven’s Road
  • 1 Male Leopard feeding on Waterbuck near Hearnes/Mohlabetsi Cutline
  • 1 Female Leopard feeding on an Impala Sout of Rockfig Loop
  • 3 White Rhino feeding near Riaan’s Road
  • 2 Male Lions sleeping near Ringana Dam
  • 1 Male Lion with 3 Lionesses and 10 cubs sleeping near Gavin’s Road

 

Tuesday 18 February 2020

 

  • 2 Leopards mating near Pride Rock
  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding East of Pump Road
  • 40+ Elephants drinking from Xibejane Dam
  • 9 Wild Dogs sleeping near Nyari Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) heading North from the Sodic Site on Huppel Weg
  • 2 Buffalo feeding West of Duke’s Pan
  • 30+ Elephants feeding near Braai Road
  • 3 White Rhino feeding near Hearnes/Mohlabetsi Cutline

 

Wednesday 19 February 2020

 

  • 6 Wild Dogs sleeping near Jack’s Road
  • 2 Lionesses and 8 cubs sleeping near 3/4 Cutline
  • 30+ Elephants feeding near Mhisi Road
  • 2 Male Lions (Machaton Males) feeding on a buffalo near Link Road
  • 1 Male Lion sleeping near the sodic soil on Bruite Weg
  • 2 Buffalo drinking from Bushbuck Dam
  • 10+ Elephants feeding near Baksteen
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Xhiromberombe

 

Thursday 20 February 2020

 

  • 1 Young Female Leopard (Daughter of Faka Nchovela) sleeping near Bush Lodge Main
  • 8 Lions sleeping near Singwe Boma
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Ingwe Walk
  • 2 Male White Rhino feeding near Rockfig Loop
  • 4 Lions sleeping near Pride Rock

 

Friday 21 February 2020

 

  • 8 Lions feeding on a buffalo kill near Link Road
  • 4 White Rhino feeding near York/Hearnes Cutline
  • 2 Buffalo feeding near Impala Dam
  • 2 ELephant Bulls feeding near Riverine West
  • 18+ Elephants heading East from Ngala Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) sleeping in a tree near Cheetah Plains
  • 14 Lions sleeping near Ingwe Walk
  • 2 Black Rhino (Khuza) feeding near Singwe Boma
  • 15+ Elephants drinking from Ngwenya Dam
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading North from Manana Road
  • 6 Wild Dogs heading South from Olifant’s Main

 

Saturday 22 February 2020

 

  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Pondoro Main
  • 6 Wild Dogs sleeping near Kambaku Dam
  • 16+ Elephants feeding near Xindzele Road
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Impala Weg 5
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Pondoro Main
  • 8 Lions feeding on Buffalo near Link Road
  • 60+ Buffalo sleeping West of Hammerkop Dam
  • 2 Elephant Bulls feeding near Kurt Bushcamp
  • 20+ Elephants feeding around Ngala Dam

 

 

 

This is a sumamry of the sightings we had this week in the Big 5 Balule Nature Reserve