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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:15 am

The colours of this beautiful bird is just magnificent! Thank you Jan! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby barryels » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:22 am

Awesome pic's of the Heron, dragonfly and MK Jan :clap: :clap: .

Really appreciate the sharing of such stunning pic's with us :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: .
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:01 pm

Thank you for the kind comments :dance: :dance:

Grey Heron

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Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:18 pm

You have captured the action beautifully, Jan. :cam:

Love the way he pulled in his neck an the legs straighten ...

Another great one.. :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Leanawel » Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:33 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:09 pm

Thank you Leanawel and Kaapsedraai :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby barryels » Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:51 am

Stunning grey heron and White-breasted Cormorant, Jan :clap: :clap: .

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:25 am

Great cormorant picture - I wish same will be there when we pay a visit there as almost same is nowhere to be seen :wall:

Love also the Malachite :clap:

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:22 pm

Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:

Splash!!!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:26 pm

What a great pose by the WBC, Jan :thumbs_up:

I guess that he might be a real celebrity on his usual spot.

Another great shot or 'Lake Panic moment'. :dance:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:29 pm

Jan, what time of day did you take this brilliant photo?
Was it in the morning. This was the time I mostly saw them close to the hide or extremely late in the afternoon, but then one have light issues.

Seems this fellow was really enjoying it. :clap: :clap:

Another great one.... :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:52 pm

Thanks for the comment Kaapsedraai :dance:

On most of our visits we also found them more active in the morning but the light is not perfect for photography.

This one was taken at 14h00 and just after she mate with the Bul near the first perch on the east side.It was a first for me and was a big commotion with water splashing!!(See the other image on page 66)
Most of the time they move to the South side late afternoon but the sun is behind the hide. :D

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:12 pm

I am so far behind, it looks like I am in front! :lol:

Perfect picture of the Grey Heron Jan! And the "talkative White-breasted Cormorant! Superb! :clap: :clap:

A splash indeed! And what a splash Jan! Brilliant picture! :dance: :dance:

Thanks for sharing! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:48 pm

Thanks Hilda

MK cleaning pose.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby vinkie » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:34 pm

Wonderful :thumbs_up:
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