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Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:40 pm

We all know and love Lake Panic bird hide in the Kruger National Park. Through various visits we have a some superb sightings and met some really great people. I have always found it extremely interesting to hear stories from people about what they have seen at Lake Panic.The hide is sometimes also very busy with visitors coming and going but be patient the action will happen any time.

I started this thread so we can share images of what you have seen at this famous hide over the years.

This will not be a photographic competition and any images will be welcome.

I will also compile a list of the Mammals and birds and post the update on a regular basis.


Lake Panic view on a cold Winters morning:

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The Pied Kingfishers are very busy

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This is also the best time to photograph the Hippo's

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:21 am

OH WOW Jan

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby bornfree » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:25 am

Stunning images :clap: :clap: The colours & comp are wonderful. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:03 pm

Tx for the comments and lets get the images uploaded and share

We were watching the Goliath Heron and when he strikes the Fish Eagle was watching and tried to steel his catch!

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November was the first time we spotted the Leopard from the hide. He suddenly appear and just enough time for a few memory shots

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby WendyA » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:17 pm

Gorgeous! Really superb photos :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Esther » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:37 pm

Wondefull shots and very nice leopard bird :wink: :wink:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby bert » Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:55 pm

great idea, the lake panic gallery
Love you morning hippo :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby bert » Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:58 pm

late afternoon hippo
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:54 pm

What a great idea, Jan :gflower:

and you posted already so many amazing pictures :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:58 am

Tx for viewing and comments

Catch of the day.....African Darter

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:43 pm

Wow Jan - great idea! You have some magnificent pictures! :clap: And you have been lucky enough to spot the Lake Panic Leopard.... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:54 pm

All the way back from 2008:

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13-19 June 2015 - Lower Sabie
20-23 June 2015 - Satara
24-25 June 2015 - Olifants
26-28 June 2015 - Letaba


13 Dec 2015 - Nossob
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19 Dec 2015 - Twee Rivieren

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:39 pm

Great sighting...never spotted one at LP!!!!

Dancing African Jacana and Hippo

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:56 pm

The Malachite Kingfisher is one of the smallest Kingfishers and difficult to photograph. Found on inland waters, where it perches on low overhanging vegetation and resident at LP. We spotted them flying around and on this day we were lucky when he sits on the vegetation near the hide posing for a photo.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby picnic » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:35 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: Great pics. :thumbs_up:
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