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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:03 pm 
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Thank you Trrp-trrrrrrrr and Kaapsedraai..appreciate the comments :clap:

Pied dive....not pin sharp but a keeper....... :think:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:33 pm 
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Jan, you managed to capture the diving Pied excellently. :clap:

It is quite a challenge to get a clear shot considering the speed in which they fly and dive. :cam: :thumbs_up:

Another great one! :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Great pic's Jan :clap: :clap: .

Love the cormorant with a look on its face that says "Just don't topple over" :dance: .

Beautiful Pied ready to strike :thumbs_up: .

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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:mrgreen: Magic Pied dive. :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Nice action photo :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:

Can't wait for the Woodland Kingfishers to return......with their beautiful Trrrrrrrrrrrrrrr :think: :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Love the composition of the 'Trrrrrrr-pair' framed by the branches of the tree. :clap:

Agree, Jan - the sound is just so bosveld... :whistle:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Aaaaah Jan..Some of my family members. :dance: :dance: ...Very 8) :cam: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thanks for the comments :dance:

Trrp-trrrrrrrr.........may be you must give them a call... :wink:

The summer is also the time for the beautiful Dragonflies........ :think:

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As you say in english : Birds of a feather flock together
Beautiful Dragonfly, Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thank you Goronta...appreciate your comment :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thank you for my daily dose of 'Lake Panic-drops', Jan. :dance:

The red dragon fly and B&W Pied kingfisher are truly beautifully captured. :popcorn:

Thank you again :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Wow Jan! What a beautiful Dragonfly! :clap: :clap:

You pressed the button for the Pied Kingfisher at the right time as usual! Perfect! :dance: :dance:

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Jan van Wyk wrote:
Trrp-trrrrrrrr.........may be you must give them a call... :wink:

:lol: :lol: ..They advised we need to be a little bit more patient.. until sometime in November. :hmz: :dance:

Stunning pic of the dragon fly colours are beautiful :clap: :clap:

Wonderful pic of the B&W Pied..nice meal there. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thank you the comments and views :D :D

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