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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:27 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Just love the croc photos!!!

Lovely tranquility!!!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:17 pm

Thank you for the comments :hmz:

What a place........super image Mischief :clap: :clap:

On our way to Kruger on Friday .......hope if weather permitted will visit LP a few times.... :dance:

May be will spot a few catches of the day again......

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Unread post by lion queen » Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:06 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Great photo Jan!!!

I do hope your trip will award you with super sightings!!! Enjoy every moment!!
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Unread post by hilda » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:10 pm

Big catch of the day! Thanks for sharing Jan! :clap: :clap:

Enjoy your Kruger trip! :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:36 pm

Thank you Hilda and LQ.........yip hope LP will deliver again........ :dance:

May be the Giant will also be active........ :hmz:

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Cheers until next week.......luckily we will miss the cold front....... :D

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Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:32 am

Jan,
Thanks for sharing your LP photos... :clap:
and hope you have a great stay in Kruger :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by lion queen » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:55 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Love the Giant KF!!!
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Unread post by Cape of Storms » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:56 pm

I have loved this thread all year and promised myself that when we went to Kruger I would be going to Lake Panic Hide. Yes with so many trips to Kruger I couldn't believe that I hadn't been yet and this time I was going. It was awesome. I loved it. We were spoilt with a great sighting of an African Darter hunting and being a successful fisherman! At first I saw this snakelike movement. (Definitely think the Afrikaans name of Slangels is very appropriate !)
Then it popped up with its kill. Here are a few pics. The excitement shows in the blurs of my unsteady hand!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:55 am

:shock: :shock:
COS,
Oh my goodness...what a BIG fish that African Darter is trying to eat...
Great photos COS :thumbs_up: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:24 pm

That is one big croc (flatdog :lol: ), and lovely A Darter & Giant KF, Jan :clap:
Enjoy your trip to Kruger :mrgreen: :thumbs_up:

Mischief, such a special place to just sit and switch off... sigh. You captured the mood beautifully :thumbs_up:

Cape of Storms, brilliant action of the Slanghalsvoël (African Darter) - that neck just like a snake (slang), but what is even more amazing is how he manages to swallow that large catch with such ease :lol: :clap: :clap: :clap: (Will we be treated to a TT :hmz: :tongue: )

Just came out of the water... brrr
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Unread post by lion queen » Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:46 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Great sightings and photos!!!
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Unread post by Cape of Storms » Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:48 pm

Kaapsedraai wrote:but what is even more amazing is how he manages to swallow that large catch with such ease :lol: :clap: :clap: :clap:


That was crazy. It looked stuck there for a while!


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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by hilda » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:31 pm

Stunning series of the African Darter with its big catch Cape of Storms! :clap: :clap:

Beautiful, very wet Fish Eagle Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:28 am

WOW, this thread is on a roll. :D

COS, that fish is really impaled. What a stunning series of shots. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Kaapsedraai, not those feathers are really ruffled. I love the colors. 8) How does a bird remain so white?

Jan, I look forward to more. I hope that you have a fabulous trip. :thumbs_up:
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