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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Wow Jan! Great sighting indeed, with an amazing picture of the Malachite! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Thank you for the kind comments :dance: :dance:

The Tawny-flanked Prinia had a nest and manage to get some closeups while they feed the young ones.

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Jan, What a wonderful photo...special little birdie. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Very special indeed Jan! And, as usual, beautifully captured! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Brilliant MKF so close. Yes the reeds could disturb the focus, but I guess you got the main part beautifully captured. It looks almost as if his beak was touch your lens. :cam:

The prinia, they are just great :thumbs_up: . Looking forward to see the feeding... :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Appreciate the comments... :dance: :dance:

Pied busy cleaning after the meal...

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Great photo, once again, Jan. :thumbs_up:

I wonder how many PKF's there are at the 'Lake', seems to be quite a number...or is just one big family. :hmz:

Nevertheless, they keep entertaining us and we can never get enough or get tired of their acrobatics and poses. :thumbs_up:

Thank you, Jan.

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Cleaning and also "undressing" it seems Jan! Gorgeous picture! :clap: :clap:

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

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Hi Jan
Thanks for spoiling us with all these pics :clap: :dance: :dance: :clap:
When is your book available. These pics and all the others deserve it

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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Tremendous action shot Jan.. :clap: :dance: :dance:

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Jan van Wyk wrote:
Thank you Hilda and Kaapsedraai :dance: :dance:

Only spot the Goliath once with a catch!

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Nice shot. :) :) :)

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Beautiful Heron Jan! This time the fish is a little bit smaller! He should be able to swallow it without any problems! :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery
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New bird spotted at LP on patrol......

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