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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri May 17, 2013 2:06 pm

Appreciate the kind comments :dance: :dance:

a Few years back we saw a Leopard two days in a row at LP

First we found him on the gravel road to the hide.

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He looks back and almost say...see you at the hide.......

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When he disappear in the direction of the hide we were waiting...our timing was perfect! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri May 17, 2013 2:46 pm

Jan, Absolutely superb pics of the Leopard. :clap: :clap:

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

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Fri May 17, 2013 6:14 pm

Lovely green-backed heron and great pose busy making some 'noise'. :thumbs_up:

The hippo spray is just amazing and agree with you on the winter morning sunrise throwing the gold over the Lake. :clap:

What perfect timing of the leopard, Jan. A great series and truly an amazing sighting - I guess the ultimate! :dance: :popcorn:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Sat May 18, 2013 1:17 pm

Beautiful Leopard! How long ago was that Jan? Do you think there is still a Leopard near the hide? :D
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby MarkusF » Sat May 18, 2013 3:06 pm

:mrgreen:

How did you felt walking down the passage to the hide after this sighting Jan?

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat May 18, 2013 9:18 pm

Thank you for the comments.. :dance: :dance:

Hilda: We saw the Leopard November 2011, but friends of us saw the Leopard last year again at LP and suppose it is the right time at the right place. We saw the female the one day and the next morning the Male and we visit LP for the past 30 years with no luck.

MarkusF: Believe me the adrenalin was pumping and for me a one in a lifetime sighting :dance: :dance:

Bush buck feeding near the hide (if I think off the big Croc I uploaded preciously not a good idea to feed so near the water :think: )

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Sun May 19, 2013 8:10 am

One can just hope the Croc wasn't hungry, and that the Bushbuck is safe! Thanks Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby MarkusF » Sun May 19, 2013 11:26 am

Nice close up shot, Jan. Lake panic is one the hides where we as quickly as can be want to reach the hide safely and then back to the car. Always have that eerie feeling. Love it though!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 19, 2013 5:27 pm

Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:

Upload a LP image every day for months ,but looks like my hard drive is on the edge :cry: luckily I have backup my images but without a computer it means nothing... so please keep uploading and LP running ....don't know when he will stopped working.. :wall:

Egret early morning winter pose.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun May 19, 2013 5:34 pm

Jan,

This is definitely not good news :( ...Lets :pray: that you will be able to have it sort out soon. Other mites will have to please keep LP up and running, love viewing those awesome pics of all. :thumbs_up:

The close up of the Bush buck is stunning. :clap: :clap:

Egret winter pose :cam: is superb. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby MarkusF » Sun May 19, 2013 5:52 pm

Looks like the egret is trying to hide from the sun. Maybe had a late night?

Holding thumbs that your hard drive don't just give in, Jan. I got addicted to your regular updates. Thanks for sharing all those stunning photos over the months! :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Mon May 20, 2013 6:25 am

It will be a sad day when your computer doesn't work anymore Jan! Let's hope for the best! :thumbs_up:

This Egret is preening the hard way! :lol: Beautiful picture! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby vinkie » Mon May 20, 2013 4:40 pm

Amazing Leopard Photo's you have been very lucky spotting it :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon May 20, 2013 7:06 pm

Thank you for the comments :dance: :dance: Computer still working so lets hope for the best :hmz:

Where else can you sit on a cold winters morning with a superb sunrise that create this beautiful colours plus a bonus Hippo in the middle......... :think:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Mon May 20, 2013 7:23 pm

Cannot agree with you more on the winters morning at the Lake when the sun is rising. Brilliant atmosphere and view that one gets presented with. Lovely :cam: pic in the 'orange' water, Jan.

The egret pose is also an amazing one with wing against the soft background light. Another brilliant one. :clap:

Jan, I hope for the best on your computer. :thumbs_up:

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