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Fresh from Karnataka's Kabini Backwaters; a photographic report!


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For a moment, I thought I was in Bandhavgarh or Ranthambore when this young lady opted to provide us with a 1 hour 15 minute sighting ......... Plus realised i hadn't included a pic from July - the Changeable Hawk Eagle with a rat snake kill....

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Dear All,   Since this is a Photographic report from my weekend away in the midst of a brutal summer; Here's some of the beauty and diversity of the Kabini Backwaters .......... First 10 photos jus

Next batch of 10 ........

Here's a couple from the weekend ...... More to come when i get to the editing....

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Here's a couple from the weekend ...... More to come when i get to the editing....

Black panther and normal leopard together is one of the rarest pic.
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Thanks @@gagan - yes, been many times to Bandipur - not recently. Perhaps I must make a visit soon - they've had good sightings recent weeks too ......

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Apparently, the Gaur have all migrated to areas of higher elevation - didn't see a single one!!!

 

This post features "Striped neck mongoose"; Serpent Eagle; The only elephant from the weekend; Back Water sub-adult female; Tiger Tank Female.

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kittykat23uk

Fabulous!

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More of the "Ghost" himself ............

 

Many many Thanks to the awesome folks at KAAV lodge ........ one of my best experiences in INDIA.... The manager Pavithra Kumar, Naturalist Vikas and the rest of the crew are AMAZING!!!!

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Galana

These have to be some of the best photos I have seen in some time.

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Thanks @@janzin and @@Galana - apparently, the black panther was seen again on sunday and he was posing away ..........

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How much did u spend ? Did you hire govt accomodation and vehicle or private own?

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madaboutcheetah

What do you mean by private/own?

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I mean did u book via private lodge or govt based agency? And what was the total cost pppn?

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madaboutcheetah

www.kaav.com

 

That's the website to KAAV safari Lodge.

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Kitsafari

@@madaboutcheetah how did i miss the last few instalments? Kabini rocks for you! Gorgeous photos..

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