SAFARI SIGHTINGS 3 – 9 Jan ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 3 to 9 January 2021

 

Sunday 3 January 2021

 

  • 3 Lions (Kudyela Pride) ressting near Nyari Dam
  • 2 White Rhino bulls feeding near Xiyingwana Road
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near River Lodge Main
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near Pondoro Main
  • 1 Elephant bull drinking from Nyari Dam

 

Monday 4 January 2021

 

  • 1 White Rhino bull with a female and a calf wallow West of Nyari Dam
  • 2 White Rhino bulls sleeping near Xiyingwana Road
  • 9 Lions (Kudyela Pride) hunting near Dead End dam

 

 

 

Tuesday 5 January 2021

 

  • Photographic safari with focus on birding

 

Wednesday 6 January 2021

 

  • Only photographic vehicle out

 

Thursday 7 January 2021

 

  • Photographic safari

 

Friday 8 January 2021

 

  • 2 Lions (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Nyari Dam
  • 40+ Elephants feeding near Huppel Weg
  • 1 Leopardess heading East from Xhindzele Road
  • 1 Male Leopard (Mathimba) sleeping West of Xhindzele Road

 

Saturday 9 January 2021

 

  • 1 Leopardess resting near Suna Road
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Ngala Dam
  • 2 White Rhino bulls feeding near Xhingwana Road
  • 6 Lions sleeping near Mhisi Road
  • 2 White Rhino drinking from Dead End Dam
  • 3 Lions sleeping near Nyari Dam
  • 15+ Elephants chasing lions around Nyari Dam
  • 1 Leopardess sleeping near Manana Road (Nkanyi)
  • 1 Hyena heading South from Xhingwana Road

 

 

 

 

This is a short summary of the larger sightings we had during the week, a lot of focus was spent on finding and photographing birds and smaller mammals.