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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:18 pm

Thank you all for the comments

Kaapsedraai superb double!!! :clap: :clap:

Heron take off.

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10 days until my next visit... :cam:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:15 am

It is amazing how these large herons manage to take off with those bodies of theirs.
Thank you, Jan. .....but must add, I am just a little bit :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: seeing your next visit is 10 days away...but ont the other hand, we can look forward to some great images.... :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:21 am

This is such a joy to start my day with :D

Thanks everyone :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:48 pm

Kaapsedraai wrote:It is amazing how these large herons manage to take off with those bodies of theirs.

And those long legs!!! :whistle:

Beautifully captured, thank you Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:26 pm

Thank you for the comments and views :dance: :dance:

This was my first sighting of a Burchell's Coucal at LP.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:29 pm

These Burchell Coucals are beautiful birds and a brilliant phot, Jan. :thumbs_up: :cam:

The resident family of Pied kingfishers on their favourite post...
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:45 am

I agree, Burchells are really very handsome birds. 8)

More please.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:43 am

Jan and Kaapsedraai...Absolutely splendid :cam: of All. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:23 am

Beautiful Jan and Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

I once tried to raise a Burchell's Coucal, but unfortunately didn't succeed. I was devastated when he died! :cry:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:46 pm

Do love also the Burchall's and even saw a lot this year but never at LP - So very well captured, Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks Kaapsedraai as well :k

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:23 pm

Thanks for the comments and views.

Great image Kaapsedraai.

Prepare for take off.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:26 am

All comments are really appreciated and thank you :thumbs_up:

Lovely pose and once again a beautiful photo, Jan. :cam:

This Goliath heron took defensive action...
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:44 am

Jan and Kaapsedraai,

Stunning posing shots...really very special. :dance:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:47 pm

Those facial expressions say it all Jan and Kaapsedraai! Great shots you two! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:50 pm

Thanks for the comments.

Kaapsedraai stunning pose and image :clap: :clap:

Hope I will catch them again in action next week...


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