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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Imvubu » Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:27 pm

Ok, this one got his dinner!
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Awaiting the next trip...

Skukuza - 29/08/15
Balule - 30/08 - 02/09/15
Shingwedzi - 02 - 05/09/15
Maroela - 05 - 08/09/15
Talamati - 08 - 10/09/15
Biyamiti - 10 - 12/09/15

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Imvubu » Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:33 pm

Sooo glad I'm not a hippo!!!
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Awaiting the next trip...

Skukuza - 29/08/15
Balule - 30/08 - 02/09/15
Shingwedzi - 02 - 05/09/15
Maroela - 05 - 08/09/15
Talamati - 08 - 10/09/15
Biyamiti - 10 - 12/09/15

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:33 pm

Really enjoying to watch all your wonderful pictures - My favourite is the fluffy dikkop :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:22 pm

Thank you for comments. :thumbs_up:

Imbvubu - the YB stork catching the fish is a brilliant :cam:. Love the heron and stork on the hippos...wonder what happens next. :hmz: Thanks for sharing - some great ones. :clap:

A Pied kingfisher was sitting on the branch right next to the parking area, so I managed to get a close-up one...
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Imvubu » Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:24 am

Thank you Kaapsedraai and Markus! Cannot compare to your beautiful pics but I love snapping and love to share as much as look! Hopefully will get some good ones in August and share on a TR. P.S. I think after YB finished 'marking his territory' Heron decided to make a fast exit...'Discretion being the better part of valour'!
Awaiting the next trip...

Skukuza - 29/08/15
Balule - 30/08 - 02/09/15
Shingwedzi - 02 - 05/09/15
Maroela - 05 - 08/09/15
Talamati - 08 - 10/09/15
Biyamiti - 10 - 12/09/15

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:46 pm

Great images and sightings Kaapsedraai,Imvubu and yoda :clap: :clap: :clap:

Double Green-backed scratch ........

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Welshboy » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:35 pm

Can I add a couple more? Maybe not quite as spectacular as some others

A slightly sleepy looking?
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A curtsying White-crowned lapwing
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And how could I forget the baboons who kept us entertained whilst waiting for the sun to set.
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Imvubu » Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:20 am

Thank you Jan, love your 'Gangnam style' greenbacks!

Welshboy, great pics, baboons are my favourite...think because I can relate to them! ;)
Awaiting the next trip...

Skukuza - 29/08/15
Balule - 30/08 - 02/09/15
Shingwedzi - 02 - 05/09/15
Maroela - 05 - 08/09/15
Talamati - 08 - 10/09/15
Biyamiti - 10 - 12/09/15

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:17 pm

Great sighting and images :clap: :clap:

The Stork cleaning pose...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Sparrow » Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:28 pm

Hey gang what pictures, just love them.

When last did you see the Dam so full.

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And this BEAUTY just chilling on the road not more than 4 metres from the car.

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See you in da morning.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:23 pm

.Never seen the dam so full and you captured a great moment in time!! :clap: :clap:

Great images Sparrow!!!! :clap: :clap:

The poor Impala's were very nervous while drinking....who won't be with those big Crocs watching you!!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Imvubu » Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:45 pm

Sparrow, that Bateleur shot is a very special one! Well done


Bateleur is my absolute favourite raptor...only just after fish eagle! Beautiful pic Sparrow!

Maybe this is the guy the Impies were weary of...

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Awaiting the next trip...

Skukuza - 29/08/15
Balule - 30/08 - 02/09/15
Shingwedzi - 02 - 05/09/15
Maroela - 05 - 08/09/15
Talamati - 08 - 10/09/15
Biyamiti - 10 - 12/09/15

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:31 pm

Great sightings!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Three-banded Plover

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Mfezi » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:08 pm

Jan van Wyk wrote:Water Leguan

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Great shot Jan!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:58 pm

Thank you MarkusF :dance: :dance:

Dikkop grooming

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