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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Sharifa » Sat May 05, 2012 11:33 pm

Great pics CV love the croc,

Jan and Helene beautiful hippos

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sun May 06, 2012 2:22 am

Thanks for all the wonderful Lake Panic pictures here :clap: :clap: :clap:

The ones from the darter are stunning, Jan :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby WarrenP » Sun May 06, 2012 9:01 am

Wow, those darter pics are amazing...huge fish!
The hippo pics are all super!

Elephant family drink time:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 06, 2012 10:52 am

Wow Helene...stunning images!!!
Warren you were very lucky to see the Elephants!!

Keep them coming!!

Rare sighting and visitor to LP - African Openbill

Summer resident and often stands quietly or searches for snails an mussels in shallow water.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby threedogs » Sun May 06, 2012 12:38 pm

Really admiring these wonderful and stunning images. Have not been to LP before but will rectify that on our next trip!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby WarrenP » Sun May 06, 2012 3:34 pm

Openbill = awesome sighting!! :clap: :dance:
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Unread postby Crested Val » Sun May 06, 2012 3:38 pm

threedogs wrote:Really admiring these wonderful and stunning images. Have not been to LP before but will rectify that on our next trip!



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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 06, 2012 6:26 pm

Malachite King Fisher
a Very small kingfisher with a red bill.Perches on low overhanging vegetation and flies fast an low.
Not easy to photograph but some times at LP they land close to the hide.

The following images was taken by my son Wynand van Wyk 16 years old and started at 12.(Can also look at his website http://www.wynandvanwykphotography.com for other Malachite images)

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Diving

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My image...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby picnic » Sun May 06, 2012 7:09 pm

:clap: :clap: Great pics Jan and Wynand, looks like it runs in the family. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Mandinga » Sun May 06, 2012 8:45 pm

Absolutely incredible pictures.
Thanks for sharing your :cam:

Jan, nice idea to start such an enthralling thread.
Yeeeeeha! Now I have a new must visit my next Kruger list.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Mon May 07, 2012 2:40 pm

Thanks Jan,

for more awesome shots from the openbilled stork - a bird which is mostly hiding from us when we are there - So I am totally :mrgreen: :mrgreen: about these pictures and the Malachite is simply one of my favourites.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby flying cheetah » Mon May 07, 2012 4:43 pm

Your diving Malachite is absolutely brilliant :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
I guess it took you maaany tries to get this fantastic pic :wink:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leeukos » Mon May 07, 2012 6:16 pm

What a beautiful picture of the diving Malachite. The reflection and the droplets makes this truly a great photo.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon May 07, 2012 8:21 pm

Tx to everyone looking and giving comments.

The diving Melachite was taken by my son Wynand 16years old (My fingers are to slow... :lol: )

Black Crake

Always running around looking for food

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The baby...I think

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Magic Guarri » Mon May 07, 2012 8:27 pm

:big_eyes: WOW, awesome pics again!!!! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Thanks so much for sharing!!!
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