Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Suffice it to say the short rains have arrived.


61 mm in less than two hours yesterday afternoon (that's about 2.5"). 44 of those mm (1.75") came within just half an hour. Unbelievable.

The wildebeest seemed to know the rains were coming (they always do...) as they finally showed up last week. A good four months lather than the migration usually comes, but better late than never. It's good to see them back.

7 comments:

Dana-Phoenix, Arizona said...

Leslie - Where is this? I thought you all were down near the Mara Bridge when we were there in September. You said the wildbeasts were four months late? I'm confused :>)

Anonymous said...

Glad to see some posts on the blog. Any chance we can get some photos of the wildebeest migration?

Dad said...

Get inside, you idiot. You'll catch your death of cold.

Debby - Sean's mom said...

Thank Goodness and anything else!
Sorry you're getting drenched but freaking yahoo!!!!

Leslie said...

I'm over on the eastern side of the park, not with Dave and Jeff in Serena. So we had the "real" migration for about three days in July, but with the total lack of rain there hasn't been anything for them to eat until now. The wildebeest have pretty much left the Serena (west) side by now.

douglasp said...

"Short Rain" would be a good nickname. I'm not saying for you , but you know, in general. I know better than to call you "Short Rain."

Iffiz Articles said...

nice pictures!


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