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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:40 pm

:whistle: :whistle: Jan..JY KAN :thanx:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:51 pm

I can not tell you how excited I am to hear those guys again in almost 2 weeks time... :dance:
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Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:51 pm

Jan,

My extended family are just perfect. :lol: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:23 pm

Thanx Jan, that would be nice, I'm sure we all what to learn from a master!

Just Stunning again Jan, Love the kings!

Still looking for your LP bird calender coming soon ...................
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Sharifa » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:07 am

Thank you Jan van Wyk for my daily dose of LP :dance: :dance: :dance:

Nothing like having tea at LP every morning :D

Beautiful malachite pic :clap:

Sure is a keeper :thumbs_up: :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Unread postby hilda » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:55 pm

Can't believe how much that youngster's teeth still has to grow Jan! Such a sweet little face! Beautiful comparison of the boss and the youngster! :D

Stunning image of the two Woodland Kingfishers too! :clap: :clap:

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:28 pm

Thank you for the kind comments :dance: :dance:

African Jacana (Light was not great)

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Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:34 pm

Beautiful Jan...love the blue on the face. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby wmahon465 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:51 pm

A couple more of the Goliath.

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The Pied Kingfisher was screaming up the lake and this was the only reasonably sharp one.

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And finally a hippo yawn shot

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:45 pm

Jan, I am really enjoying and admiring your photos. :thumbs_up: :popcorn:

The allusive Malachite kept flying past, but were fortunate to get this one from 'the corner spot'.
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When we were there in Dec, the birdlife was abnormally quite on all the times we visited the 'lake'.
However, we were rewarded with the pack of 16 wild dogs and the resident leopard just outside at the T-junction with the tar road.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:49 pm

Wow wmahon465! What an awesome picture (especially the first one) of the Goliath Heron with his catch! The Pied Kingfisher is equally awesome! Not to even mention the yawning Hippo! Thanks so much for sharing! :clap: :clap:

Great light or not Jan, what a great picture of the beautiful Jacana! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:58 pm

Great sightings and action images wmahon465, thanks for sharing :clap: :clap:
To get the Pied in flight :popcorn:
Love the Yawn :clap: :clap:
Kaapsedraai,great shot and sighting of the beautiful MK :clap: :clap:
Hilda and Trrp-trrrrrrrr thanks for the kind comments :dance:

The landing pose

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:24 pm

wmahon465, Kaapsedraai and Jan...

All your pics are just amazing. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing your special sightings. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:03 am

.... And what a landing Jan! Magnificent! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:54 pm

Thank you Trrp-trrrrrrrr and Jan.

Here is a thick-billed weaver - it was a first for me. Shows Lake Panic always got a surprise for you.

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Jan, I am enjoying your photo on page 84 of Feb issue of Weg magazine - the one with the hippos and croc at N'wanetsibirdhide. :cam: :cam: Well done :clap:
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