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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
Unread postPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:38 pm 
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Time to get Sunset dam active again....... :hmz:

Water Leguan show his long tongue ...

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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That is an amazing pic Jan! :clap:

Zebra drinking.

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Yellow-billed Storks.

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

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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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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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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Thanks for the comments and contributions. :dance: :dance:

Dikkop posing on one leg

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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Maybe the water is too cold to put the other foot down too Jan! Superbly captured! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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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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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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Amazing Jan! Beautifully captured too! This is definitely not an everyday sighting! Well done! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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Thanks Hilda :dance: :dance:

Three-banded Plover

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

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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Thank you for the comments and views :dance: :dance:

White-crowned Lapwing.

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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Thank you Hilda...comment appreciated :dance:

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

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 Post subject: Re: Sunset Dam
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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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That is a full stretch Jan! :lol: Beautifully captured! :clap: :clap:

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