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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 5:15 pm 
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Kaapsedraai,

Wonderful pic of thick-billed weaver :clap: :clap: ....so special that he posed so nicely for you. :dance:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Kaapsedraai, great image and thank you for uploading. :clap: :clap:

It is almost time for me to go back, these images reminded me why it is such a special place and why we spend many hours at LP. :D :D

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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I cannot agree with you more, Jan.

This blue waxbill was busy building a nest, but it was extremly difficult to get a nice clear shot. I guess, it adds to the variety one can expect at 'the Lake'.
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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Kaapsedraai, I can imagine your frustration with the Waxbill's positioning.

This thread just gets better and better. Great to see other mites on board.

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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I agree with MM, just better and better!

Jan, awesome sunsets! Your pics will make me go South soon!

Kaapsedraai, great shots and those little blue wax bills never sit still!

wmahon465, LOVE your Golaith with his catch!

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Kaapsedraai, awesome picture of the Thick-billed Weaver! The Blue Waxbill definitely is too busy to pose for a picture! Nice shot anyway! :clap: :clap:

Wow Jan, stunning sunset pictures at Lake Panic! Superb! :dance: :dance:

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

Great timing and image Kaapsedraai :clap: :clap:

Going up.....

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Jan,

Your sunset pics are just so special. :thumbs_up: .........Awesome pic of "Going up". :clap: :clap:

Kaapsedraai,

So interesting watching birds when they build their nests..... lovely blue wax bill.:dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thank you to all for your comments.
It is much appreciated, but is busy planning a TR and will start one hopefully soon of our trip in Dec'12 from the south to the north and back. :think:

'Scratch & win' photo of the white-breasted cormorant was taken by my wife.
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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Great pictures Jan and Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

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What scenic pictures, Jan. And beautiful pics Kaapsedraai! :clap: Making me "homesick"... :mrgreen:


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Great image,pose and background Kaapsedraai :clap: :clap:

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Wow, timing and your positioning must have been 100% and the eye for such unique setting - great shot, Jan.
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:clap: :clap: Beautiful...Kaapsedraai and Jan. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Absolutely stunning pics Jan van Wyk and Kaapsedraai :clap: :clap:

Keep it coming :dance:


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