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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:18 pm 
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Thank you all for the comments

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

Heron take off.

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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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:
Will contribute tomorrow...

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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This is such a joy to start my day with :D

Thanks everyone :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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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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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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This was my first sighting of a Burchell's Coucal at LP.

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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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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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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I agree, Burchells are really very handsome birds. 8)

More please.

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Jan and Kaapsedraai...Absolutely splendid :cam: of All. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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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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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:

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Thanks for the comments and views.

Great image Kaapsedraai.

Prepare for take off.

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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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Jan and Kaapsedraai,

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

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

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Those facial expressions say it all Jan and Kaapsedraai! Great shots you two! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Kaapsedraai stunning pose and image :clap: :clap:

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


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