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Public Sighting of the Month

Our Public Sightings Gallery receives dozens of great pictures every month, and we've decided to introduce the "public sighting of the month" to acknowledge the excellent entries. Eric Reisinger, SANParks photographer and photo editor, selects the photo, which is displayed on our home page.

Public Sighting of the Month!

January

January Public Sighting of the Month





This is the winning image for January - lions enjoying their kill. This picture was taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park by Stefano Quirini from Italy.

February

February Public Sighting of the Month







 

This is the winning image for February - a hyena brawl. This picture was taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park by Michele Nel from South Africa.



March

March Public Sighting of the Month












This is the winning image for March - a hunting cheetah. This picture was taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park by Barbara Kuhlenkamp from Germany.



April

April Public Sighting of the Month




This is the winning image for April - a Martial Eagle with his capture, a monitor. This picture was taken in the Kruger National Park near the Shingwedzi River by Johan Fourie from South Africa.



May

May Public Sighting of the Month
















This is the winning image for May - a Southern Ground-Hornbill with his catches. This picture was taken in the Kruger National Park near Satara by Annemari Kruger from South Africa.

 

June

June Public Sighting of the Month







This is the winning image for June - two galloping gemsboks. This picture was taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park at Houmoed Waterhole by Jan van Wyk from South Africa.


July

July Public Sighting of the Month







This is the winning image for July - a leopard cub with civet kill. This picture was taken in the Kruger National Park by Trent Alexander from South Africa.

 

August

August Public Sighting of the Month






This is the winning image for August - a herd of zebras at a watering hole. This picture was taken in the Kruger National Park by Andy Moore from the United Kingdom.

 

September

Seotember Public Sighting of the Month






This is the winning image for September - the birth of an elephant calf. This picture was taken in the Kruger National Park by Kellie Scheiby from South Africa.

 

October

October Public Sighting of the Month






This is the winning image for October - a Red-knobbed Coot feeding her young - too adorable. This picture was taken in West Coast National Park by Esa Ervasti from Finland.

 

November

November Public Sighting of the Month






This is the winning image for November - a perched Diderick Cuckoo. This picture was taken in Kruger National Park by Amelia Vermaak from South Africa.

 

December

November Public Sighting of the Month






This is the winning image for December - a hyena showing some teeth. This picture was taken in Kruger National Park by Jan van Wyk from South Africa.