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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:35 pm

Diderick Cuckoo...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Robbert » Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:55 pm

WOW!

Never seen such a clear and close up picture of the Diderick Cuckoo before, well done Jan!
(Thanks for sharing the "link" :wink: )

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Robbert » Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:46 am

My modest contribution, Green-backed Heron early morning at sunsetdam

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Ladybirder » Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:25 pm

Stunning pictures, Jan and eos5d :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:32 pm

Thank you Rob and Ladybirder for the comments :dance: :dance:

Great shot of the Green-back Rob :clap: :clap:

Stork pose...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Robbert » Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:40 pm

Great Nimmersat (Yellow-billed Stork) picture Jan!
Lovely colours and pose of the bird, thanks a lot for sharing!

Another modest :wink: contribution from Sunset Dam:

AFE sitting in one of the dead trees in the dam (nice weaver nests)

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:07 pm

Thank you Rob for the comment.

What a beautiful Fish Eagle shot!!! :clap: :clap:

Sometimes I wonder if the Heron's are not scared of the Crocs below...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Robbert » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:57 pm

Hi Jan,

What a lovely shot! The reflection of the heron in the water and the water running from his beak makes the picture really showing the action!
Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaykay » Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:26 pm

The only time we have seen lion mating was at Sunset dam on the far side. Our simple cameras couldn't take decent photos, but we parked there for ages watching the antics - Superb sighting!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:33 pm

Thank you Rob for the comment :thumbs_up:

Kaykay...must have been a superb sighting!!!

Hyena on the run.....

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Leanawel » Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:42 pm

:big_eyes: have never seen a hyena at SSDam :mrgreen:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:02 pm

Thank you Leanawel for the comment :thumbs_up:

Heron catch on the Hippo...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Pumbaa » Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:45 pm

Love that last shot, Jan,

always a pleasure to watch your pictures :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:54 pm

Thank you Pumbaa...really appreciate your comments :dance:

Hammerkop wing touching the water....

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Carol g » Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:31 pm

Beautiful pic Jan :clap: :clap:
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