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International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« on: August 20, 2013, 08:32:33 am »

Hi all,

Nyoka Ridge Vulture Centre near Skeerpoort/Hartebeespoort Dam is once again having a full open day on the 7th Sept for International Vulture awareness day.

There is a full program of events starting with an aircraft flyin (an annual event now & about 20 Aeries), Miss Earth will be there again, vulture feeding at the restuarant, various booths including WESSA, BirdLife, Honarary Rangers; Bateleurs etc.... and bring and braai mid afternoon into the night.

Folks can camp & sleep over. Come by Bike, come by Car, come by Aerie........just come along.

https://www.facebook.com/SouthAfricanVolunteerGroup?ref=hl
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2013, 10:49:07 am »


GPS Co-ords for the main gate:  S25 48 22.3 E27 43 17.2

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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2013, 10:51:45 am »
Thats a big event just for tow truck drivers   :o
 

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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2013, 09:36:03 am »
this is part of what you will see, I took this while there yesterday!

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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2013, 12:06:35 pm »
 O0
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2013, 08:53:41 am »
gates will be open from 7:30, breakfast on sale from 8am, no cost to get in
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2013, 10:47:38 pm »
there is a good chance of us going  kids and all
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2013, 10:19:48 am »
Looking forward to meeting you
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2013, 11:19:20 am »
I will be with 4 ladies :D
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2013, 11:33:48 am »
Why do i only see this now  ???

would love to come around but got plans already for this weekend.
 

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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2013, 12:51:16 pm »
Some details
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2013, 06:37:02 pm »
The day was a massive success, 22 Aeries, 2 Helis, I don't know how many people including a bunch of the Wildodgs.....some even came on their bikes, THANKS for the support guys!  some Scouts came & joined in, the guys from San Parks Honourary Rangers and Wessa were there as well as Miss Earth & her 1st Princess.

The vultures gave us a number of flybys, we reckon there were around 200 vultures in attendance today.



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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2013, 07:02:01 pm »
and a another visitor
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2013, 09:16:35 pm »
Hey Doug, was good, thanks for making us welcome, had a great time
 

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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #14 on: September 07, 2013, 10:39:56 pm »
Hey Doug, was good, thanks for making us welcome, had a great time

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was very cool meeting you guys today, thanks very much for the support.
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #15 on: September 08, 2013, 03:38:30 pm »
Was fab meeting you's
Wow. Good experience seeing so many tow truck drivers , oops  vultures , in the air
Verry impressive
Good meeting u okes
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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #16 on: September 10, 2013, 08:07:59 am »
Nyoka posted some pics on their facebook page..what did I find..some Dogs!

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Re: International Vulture awareness day - 7th September 2013
« Reply #17 on: September 10, 2013, 11:45:24 am »
They pop up everywhere dont they? Some people think theyre vermin!! Do we look like vermin, I think not?!?!