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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
Unread postPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:24 pm 
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Thank you Pumbaa, Hilda and Meandering Mouse :dance: :dance:

Green-backed take off.....

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Caught up am in awe at all the magnificent pics. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Stunning picture Jan! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Brilliant action shot of the take-off of the Green-backed heron, Jan. You got the timing spot on. :cam:

Love the Fish eagle in flight as well - they remain a bird that one will never get enough to watch. :thumbs_up:

Cannot wait to see what you will share next... :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Black Crake

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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You have captured the 'black fellow' brilliantly, Jan :cam:

Are the Jacanas still chasing these Crakes around when they getting too close for comfort - just imagine the sounds... :hmz:

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Beautiful Jan! I can almost touch him! :clap: :clap:

The Jacanas will win Kaapsedraai .... their toes are longer! :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Tx Hilda and Kaapsedraai :dance: :dance:

Kaapsedraai, we only saw one Jacana and the Black Crake was nesting near the hide.

Hippo weekend pose.....

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Lovely and detailed shot of the inside of the hippo's mouth, Jan. :cam:

I think it is the bottom two teeth that will do the damage if you get caught in them. :big_eyes:

Thank you for sharing. :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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That is a big yawn Jan! Great shot! :clap: :clap: I don't think they have tonsils? :o

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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What a gallery !
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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Appreciate the comments and views. :dance: :dance:

Bath time for the Fork-tailed Drongo

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Nice action shot of the Drongo, Jan. :thumbs_up:

Thank you for uploading an keeping us entertained. :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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As ever brilliant, Jan :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Great black crake shot :clap: :clap: :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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My what big teeth you've got :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

each :cam: a pleasure.

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