Skip to content

SANParks.org Forums

View unanswered posts | View active topics






Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 29 of 47
 [ 705 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 ... 47  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 6:32 pm 
Offline
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:58 am
Posts: 5928
Location: Far South in South Africa.
Award: Quiz Whiz of the Year (2014)
Jan, looking at the :mrgreen: Croc's and Hippos, it is unbelievable the amount of Crocodiles at Sunset. :whistle: :whistle:

_________________
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
UNITE AGAINST POACHING...What we protect,
do not let poachers take it away!

Extinction is forever and survival is up to---every last one of us!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:49 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Posts: 3861
Thank you Philip for the comment.

Yip...wonder how many ....may at least +- 200... :hmz:

Hammerkop with a Stork as BG......

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:01 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Posts: 3861
Warthog ...Hippos...Stork and Heron....

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:35 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:15 pm
Posts: 231
Location: Denmark
Thank you for the welcome, Rob !
I don't have many pictures from Sunset Dam either, and like you I have a challenge to travel there often :lol:
But I will search & share what is relevant.

More to come - be patient :popcorn:

_________________
Lisbeth


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:38 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:15 pm
Posts: 231
Location: Denmark
Next Sunset Dam photo to share.

African Fish Eagle, late afternoon March 2014.

Image


... and thank you to those who share pictures in this thread - it is as always excellent photos :clap: , and gives the feeling of being there :dance:

_________________
Lisbeth


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:07 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Posts: 3861
Beautiful image Viking and thank you for taking the time to share your sightings :thumbs_up:

Wonder if the Impala can count how many Crocs are waiting.....surly there must be anther place too drink... :hmz:

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:25 pm 
Offline
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:58 am
Posts: 5928
Location: Far South in South Africa.
Award: Quiz Whiz of the Year (2014)
:mrgreen: All of you!! :thanx:

_________________
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
UNITE AGAINST POACHING...What we protect,
do not let poachers take it away!

Extinction is forever and survival is up to---every last one of us!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:24 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 14, 2009 8:48 am
Posts: 447
Location: Houten, The Netherlands
Award: Sighting of the Year - Birds (2014)
Hi Jan, Viking thank you both for sharing all your excellent pictures!

"Who is afraid of....?"
This hyaena was closely watched by the "Vlakvark" while walking the road next to the Sunset Dam. Both animals were not quite at ease....

Image

Best regards,

Rob

_________________
Award Public Sighting of the Month December 2006


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:30 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:54 pm
Posts: 301
Location: Noordheuwel Krugersdorp
Quite a tight spot there :mrgreen:

_________________
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. ~George Washington Carver

One day closer to my next visit


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:21 am 
Offline
Forum Assistant
Forum Assistant
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:39 am
Posts: 12962
Location: Pretoria SA
FAC Member (2014)
Awesome sightings and pictures in this topic! Thank you all for sharing! :clap: :clap:

_________________
Support the ONLINE AUCTION 2015: Less than a month left! HERE!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:12 am 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar
Award: Small Parks Promoter of the Year & Sighting of the Year - Small Creatures and Insects (2013)
Joined: Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:02 pm
Posts: 3578
Location: Bellville, Cape Town
FAC Member (2014)
Thank you Jan, Viking and eos5d for all the great pics of the life around Sunset dam. :thumbs_up:

I just love the angle from where the hyena pic was taken - eye level.... :clap:

_________________
TMNP: Table Mountain's mood today
KRUGER Dec'14: 14 days appreciation of nature & wild company
Next Kruger trip: 10-25 Dec'15


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:35 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 14, 2009 8:48 am
Posts: 447
Location: Houten, The Netherlands
Award: Sighting of the Year - Birds (2014)
Kaapsedraai wrote:
I just love the angle from where the hyena pic was taken - eye level.... :clap:


Sometimes driving a normal sedan is not that bad.... :wink: we were at the other side of the road, over there the terrain is a little bit lower so shooting at eye level was quite easy.
Sitting in a sedan with lions close by is quite an experience esp. when the lions started to stare.... :shock:

_________________
Award Public Sighting of the Month December 2006


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:55 pm 
Offline
Forum Assistant
Forum Assistant
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:39 am
Posts: 12962
Location: Pretoria SA
FAC Member (2014)
eos5d wrote:
Sitting in a sedan with lions close by is quite an experience esp. when the lions started to stare....


I am with you here eos5d! I experienced that many moons ago in a sedan with the windows open, engine switched off with electric windows! :big_eyes:

_________________
Support the ONLINE AUCTION 2015: Less than a month left! HERE!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 4:11 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Posts: 3861
Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Superb low angle image Rob..... :clap: :clap:

My be a record for most species in one image...

Hippo,Hyena,Croc,Stork,Hammerkop ,White crowned Plover,Starling,Doves,Blacksmith Plover and Heron...

12 species in one image......only at Sunset dam :thumbs_up:

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 4:17 pm 
Offline
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
Distinguished Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:58 am
Posts: 5928
Location: Far South in South Africa.
Award: Quiz Whiz of the Year (2014)
Jan van Wyk wrote:
12 species in one image......only at Sunset dam :thumbs_up:

So true...Magic. :mrgreen:

_________________
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
UNITE AGAINST POACHING...What we protect,
do not let poachers take it away!

Extinction is forever and survival is up to---every last one of us!


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 705 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 ... 47  Next



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Timbits and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group

Webcams Highlights

Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Submitted by Oumie at 12:50:16 Submitted by sandpatrys at 06:41:07 Submitted by Oumie at 21:45:29 Submitted by Dono at 20:26:01