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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby JimS » Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:19 pm

Hi Jan

Looking forward to seeing your images from your latest visit to Kruger. How was the water level at LP, my wife and I are there in two weeks.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:52 pm

JimS, firstly - well spotted sighting and secondly, brilliant pic which just shows one has to very alert and scan every single branch as the 'branch' might move... :D :clap:

Jan, welcome back and seemed you enjoyed another wonderful time in Kruger and specially LP. :thumbs_up:
The closest I saw a Giant Kingfisher was at the Nursery and was quite :mrgreen: when my friends who vist Kruger a month or two ago, showed me GK photos they spotted at LP. :D
You got some great action shots of this lovely birds. Excellent moment captured with reflection in water. :dance:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:14 am

Welcome back Jan - looking forward to your new pics and TR!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:55 pm

Thank you Karin, Kaapsedraai and Jims for the kind comments :thumbs_up:

JimS wrote:How was the water level at LP, my wife and I are there in two weeks


The level is very low but still lots of activity around.

Fish Eagle fly by...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby JimS » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:48 pm

Nice shot of the fish eagle, and thanks for the info on the water level at LP. My wife has just bought a Canon 7D2 and she is chomping at the bit to try it out in Kruger.

I have contact with a photographer in Alaska, he is in Haines at the moment photographing Bald Eagles. The latest count has 3000+ bald eagles over just 5 miles of river. The spawning salmon are so big the eagles can't lift the fish. So he expects lots of air to air combat as the eagles steal from each other.

We hope for a couple of fish eagles at LP or Sunset Dam, oh well, such is life.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Tue Jul 28, 2015 1:04 pm

Yes, visited LP on 6 July and the water level was very low - beautiful :cam: Jan and JimS :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Nkulu » Tue Jul 28, 2015 1:57 pm

Beautiful photos as always, thank you for sharing
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:31 pm

Brilliant sighting of the Python eating the Woodland Kingfisher JimS! :clap: :clap:

Great shots of the Giant Kingfisher and Fish Eagle Jan! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:08 pm

Wonderful Fish Eagle in flight with 'building materials', Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:

Hopefully we will see another youngster in Dec :hmz: :D

Prinia singing its heart out.... :dance:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:25 pm

Thank you for the comments!!

Wow .beautiful moment captured Kaapsedraai!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Young Nyala ram....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:32 pm

Beautiful Nyala, Jan. :clap:

Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:57 am

Beautiful shot of the Prinia Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

Stunning young Nyala ram Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:16 am

:mrgreen: Thank you all for the BRILLANT Pic's. :mrgreen:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:36 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Beautiful Jacana....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:46 pm

Jan van Wyk wrote:Beautiful Jacana....


It is. :mrgreen:
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