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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:38 pm

Time to get Sunset dam active again....... :hmz:

Water Leguan show his long tongue ...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Elsa » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:02 pm

That is an amazing pic Jan! :clap:

Zebra drinking.

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Yellow-billed Storks.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:39 pm

Great images guys and girls! I only found this thread now! Simply beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Pawps » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:56 am

Superb pic of the hippos fighting. Just a lighter side to this - how about a cartoonist's take on the goings-on? The hippo on the right rolling its eyes, and the two youngsters on the ground, who couldn't be bothered to get out of the way., depsite the risk of being trampled.
My feeble attempt:
hippo 1: the one on the bottom left has just got to come out, it's killing me.
hippo 2: me too, see, mine's the bottom left as well!

I'm sure we have some better humourists in our midst!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:36 pm

Thanks for the comments and contributions. :dance: :dance:

Dikkop posing on one leg

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:43 am

Maybe the water is too cold to put the other foot down too Jan! Superbly captured! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:58 pm

Thanks Hilda Comment appreciated :dance: :dance:

This is one of my best images ever :dance: :dance: .....if you look closely , the Green-backed Heron feed 3 small fish to the young one......

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:28 pm

Amazing Jan! Beautifully captured too! This is definitely not an everyday sighting! Well done! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:47 pm

Thanks Hilda :dance: :dance:

Three-banded Plover

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Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:45 pm

Jan,

:clap: :clap: Superb shot of the Green-backed Heron captured perfectly. :thumbs_up:
Gorgeous pic of the Three-banded Plover..love the colours. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:41 am

:clap: :clap: Jan and Sunset Dam, always delivers :thanx:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:27 pm

Thank you for the comments and views :dance: :dance:

White-crowned Lapwing.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:30 pm

Thank you Hilda...comment appreciated :dance:

Young Green-backed looking to the skies........

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Pumbaa » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:16 pm

WoW That green backed heron is looking awesome, Jan :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

A pity that the water is getting greener and greener at Sunset dam - We realized that when we stayed there in February :?

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:52 am

That is a full stretch Jan! :lol: Beautifully captured! :clap: :clap:


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