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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Nico » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:31 am

Grey Heron kill in KrugerPark, Lower Sabie, Sunset Dam. The Grey Heron caught a big fish and swallowed it after some struckle. :shock:

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Lionspoon » Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:26 pm

:shock: You can virtually follow the fish's way through the heron's throat with your eyes. :shock:

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby arks » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:26 pm

Seen at Rondevlei (Cape Town) in October 2010.

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:07 pm

Here are some of the pictures I took of a Grey Heron. It is amazing how long they can stand without moving.

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby dodger » Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:56 pm

Not a great picture I know but ok :redface: :wink:
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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Nannie » Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:49 am

Sunset splash-down after aerial tussle.
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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Vlakvarkvrou » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:53 pm

Excellent picture Nannie :dance: :dance:

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Leeukos » Thu May 03, 2012 5:56 pm

A Grey Heron close to the hide at Marakele National Park.

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:50 pm

A Grey Heron sitting on a dam wall.

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Crested Val » Tue May 08, 2012 9:01 pm

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At Sunset Dam.
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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 12:36 pm

A Grey Heron catching a ride on a Hippo at Lake Panic In the Kruger National Park.

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
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"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 12:37 pm

A Grey Heron catching a ride on a Hippo at Lake Panic In the Kruger National Park.

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 19, 2012 12:40 pm

A Grey Heron at Lake Panic in the Kruger National Park.

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby okie » Tue May 22, 2012 7:21 pm

Seen at Sweni birdhide in April 2012 .

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Re: Heron, Grey

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue May 22, 2012 8:22 pm

Posing early morning at Lake Panic

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