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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Sat Dec 06, 2014 10:25 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: indeed Kaapsedraai! I have also never seen a vulture at LP.

Enjoy :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun Dec 07, 2014 5:42 am

Leanawel, thank you for the comment. It was indeed an 'odd' sort of sighting. :D

The ever present Grey herons - seems this one was a 'junior' as he was dipping the half eaten fish in the water a few times - as if he was practicing.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:35 pm

:clap: :clap: yes, they are always present :D

Thanks Kaapsedraai.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:41 pm

What a thread :clap: :clap: :clap:
Thank you Jan and Kaapsedraai :thumbs_up:
We'll have to wait for you two in the coming days... :cry:
Enjoy your stay and bring back a lot of :cam:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:14 pm

Leanawel and Goronta, thank you for the comments. :thumbs_up:

We will as I am off in 36 hours time. Hope Jan get some nice pics and enjoying the time. :D

Well, not all the action is outside the hide, some also inside the Lake Panic hide as this Striped Skink was checking things out.
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Unread postby hilda » Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:07 am

Looks as if he was hurt at some stage? Beautiful colours! :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby Tessa G » Sat Dec 13, 2014 10:02 am

Looking forward to seeing your photos from your trip Jan. Enjoy your holiday.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Dec 20, 2014 8:54 pm

Thank you all for the best wishes and Kaapsedraai for keeping LP gallery active. :thumbs_up:

Great sightings and images Kaapsedraai........a Vulture!!....you were so lucky :thumbs_up:

Sadly back at home but one of my best LP visits to date with some once in a lifetime sightings and images.(Spend over 20 hours at LP)

My first sightings at LP.....Elephants playing in the water....Jacobin Cuckoo...Hyena...Squacco Heron :dance: :dance:

I missed the Leopard with an hour but LP always delivers and had my best sighting of a young Fish eagle :dance: :dance: and took my best behavior shots of my life with a stand off between a Fish Eagle and a young Bushbuck :dance: :dance: .. (will upload them in the new year..... :hmz: )

As planned.... met up with Kaapsedraai and enjoyed a wonderful time together at LP:thumbs_up: . Kaapsedraai hope you had some great photo opportunities on your trip to the North, when you are back at LP next week and another brilliant TR for 2015 :thumbs_up:

The sad moment for me was a man Fishing at LP :wall: :wall: Understand that it is part of the community involvement but surly not so near the hide where everybody can see him,disturbing the view and chasing away the birds and animals!! :(

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May be Sanparks can give some feedback if he had permission and if so,why so near the hide!!

Thought to start with an image of the young Fish Eagle posing.....(please bear with me....will upload many images of the once in a lifetime sighting of the young Fish Eagle in the open :cam:

So let me introduce the young Fish Eagle.....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby normana53 » Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:10 am

The bright blue jumpsuit so near to the hide is disconcerting. A distraction to anyone in the hide, and a deterrent to birds and animals that come to the water.
Great photo of the juvenile Fish Eagle though!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:12 pm

Awesome fish eagle shot, Jan :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:29 pm

Thank you Pumbaa and normana53 for the comments. :dance:

More about the young Fish Eagle brilliant action and poses later...

The resident Woodlands were back...........with that beautiful summer call.....

(Got some great close ups and will upload later..)

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:43 pm

Welcome back Jan :D
And thanks for Lake Panic 2015.
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Beautiful juvenile fish eagle and superb Woodlands
The colours are :big_eyes:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:17 pm

Welcome back Jan !! Stunning pic of the Fish Eagle, such a beauty. :thumbs_up:

Aaah the family members where there to say hello !! :dance: Looking forward to the rest of your amazing pics. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:30 pm

:D welcome back Jan !

A man fishing at LP - what next? :doh:

I am so glad that you have met the young fish eagle, I know that you were looking forward to see some fish eagles. Sorry about leopard :roll: .

Waiting patiently for all the lovely :cam:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby isinkwe » Sun Dec 21, 2014 9:02 pm

Image Welcome home Jan Image

Sad to leave Kruger and Lake Panic- but on the positive side , its Day 1 of your next countdown to get back again Image

Fantastic photographs once again Image
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