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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
Unread postPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:31 am 
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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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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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:shock: You can virtually follow the fish's way through the heron's throat with your eyes. :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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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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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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Not a great picture I know but ok :redface: :wink:
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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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Sunset splash-down after aerial tussle.
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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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Excellent picture Nannie :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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A Grey Heron close to the hide at Marakele National Park.

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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A Grey Heron sitting on a dam wall.

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At Sunset Dam.

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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A Grey Heron catching a ride on a Hippo at Lake Panic In the Kruger National Park.

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

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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A Grey Heron at Lake Panic in the Kruger National Park.

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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Seen at Sweni birdhide in April 2012 .

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 Post subject: Re: Heron, Grey
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Posing early morning at Lake Panic

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