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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby meercatmaz » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:53 am

What super fish eagle shots Jan and ChristineS :clap: :clap:

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Unread postby hilda » Sat Jul 18, 2015 7:51 am

Beautiful shot of the Jacana Jan! :clap: :clap:

Welcome to the forum ChristineS! Great shot of my favourite raptor! :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby PAPA SMURF » Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:37 pm

Broad Scarlet Dragonfly
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Unread postby PAPA SMURF » Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:45 pm

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Unread postby hilda » Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:11 pm

Well spotted and captured PAPA SMURF! :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby PAPA SMURF » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:49 pm

Water Lilly and Damselfly

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Unread postby PAPA SMURF » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:56 pm

Grey Heron

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Unread postby Ladybirder » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:58 pm

Stunning shots PAPA SMURF :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:07 pm

Jan, some more stunning images from your LP-Collection :clap: :clap:
You must enjoy your Kruger visit and look forward to your experiences in photo-format. :thumbs_up:

ChristineS, that is a stunning action moment you managed to capture of the Fish Eagle. :popcorn:


PAPA SMURF, beautiful scenes of the dragon flies and herons. :clap:

Thank you for sharing, :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Pumbaa » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:30 pm

Thanks for all the wonderful shots here and incredible sightings you shared :k

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Unread postby JimS » Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:28 pm

In the last week have seen two series of images, in Birdlife Africa and Africa Geographic, of pythons catching and eating birds. So I thought I would post an image of a python catching and eating a Woodland Kingfisher at Lake Panic, (where else). Not a great picture, but something I have never seen before, so I guess it's "always keep a sharp lookout at Lake Panic"

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Toddelelfe » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:12 pm

JimS :big_eyes:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:09 am

Thank you for the comments and all the superb images uploaded and keeping the thread alive :dance: :dance:

PAPA SMURF - Love the Dragonfly.Lilly,Heron and superb Giant catch!!

ChristineS - wow dream image and perfect pose!!...winner for sure!!

JimS- superb moment and rare sighting capture...poor Woodland :wall:

Back from a week in Kruger and busy processing the images for a brand new TR.

Only had time to visit LP once :wall:

Got some great sightings again and for the first time the Giant Kingfisher entertain us :dance:

Will upload many of them over time......lets start with one out of the water..

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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:
Looking forward to more.... :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:
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