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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Jan :big_eyes: that is so stunning. Wow :clap: :clap: :clap:

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:clap: :clap: :clap: Absolutely brilliant....The fish he caught is huge. :big_eyes:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Excellent photo, Jan. :clap: :clap: :clap:

I just wonder :hmz: who is going to eat who - the heron the fish or the fish the heron or just maybe, it is a family pack...

From the 'giant' to the tiny ones...two Pied kingfishers...the other one will try his luck in stealing it...
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Wow Jan! That is a big Fish! Did you see him eating it? Brilliant shot! :clap: :clap: To top it all, you are off to Kruger again next week! Enjoy! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Those Kingfishers are so sweet Kaapsedraai! Maybe they will share? :D

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Tx for the comments. :dance:

Great sighting and pose Kaapsedraai. :clap: :clap:

Thought I upload the proof of the big Kurper been swallowed.....

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Unbelievable!!! I mean, I saw that fish .... how big it was!!! Thanks Jan! I was wondering about that fish! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thamk you for sharing this brilliant sighting with us, Jan. :clap:

These Goliath and Grey herons are really testing one's patience as they can stand for hours on one spot letting you believe they are going to catch something any minute, then you wait and wait and wait....To capture such a moment is brilliant. :dance:

During Des'12, I got this scenic/landscape 270 degrees view of Lake Panic...

The front facing as you enter the hide...
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The middle section where most of the grey heron breeding takes place...
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..and the side section.
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Those are gorgeous pictures Kaapsedraai :clap: :clap:

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Oh my word :big_eyes: ..Seems so unreal to think that it could actually get it down..special pics. :clap: :clap:

Kaapsedraai,
Breathtaking...What tranquil photos ...stunning. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thank you for the comments.

Wow Kaapsedraai..superb view!!! :clap: :clap:

Pied lunch

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Brilliant images, thank you Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

What a lunch Jan! Great shot! Thank you you two so much! :dance: :dance:

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Thank you to all for comments and compliments - much appreciated. :thumbs_up:

Love the Pied kingfisher - great shot, Jan :cam:

It is always amazing and captivating to see how these Pied kingfishers can hang in the air for some time before they took the dive...
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Great shot, thanks Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

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Thanks for the comments. :dance:

Kaapsedraai...great comp and timimg... super shot :clap: :clap:

Heron against the blue skies..

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Beautiful Jan! :clap: :clap:

Enjoy your trip within 4 days' time! :dance: :dance:

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