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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by hilda » Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:55 am

Beautiful Collared Sunbird MarijeNL, and cute little Ellie Jan, although he looks shocked! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:46 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Not my best image but a great sighting........ spotted for the first time the family of Banded Mongooses at LP.. :dance: :dance:

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WFD.........bathing...... :dance:

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:45 am

Jan, :D what cute company.

LOvely image of the WFD. 8)
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Unread post by Mischief » Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:55 am

So special that family of banded mongooses
And the WFD having a refreshing splash
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Unread post by hilda » Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:18 am

Beautiful Banded Mongoose family Jan, and I love the water drops from the White-faced Duck's bill! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:00 pm

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant moments captured and shared from our special place, Jan and MarijeNL :clap:

Well spotted a rare sighting of mongoose. :dance:

Thank you so much for the excellent scenes :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:12 pm

:think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think:
Although frequenting Lake Panic and being my NO 1 spot when in the south, may I get your views on the following regarding Lake Panic please :D

1. When is the most productive time to visit LP? Early morning, Late morning, Early afternoon or Late afternoon?
2. What made this time so special?
3. Best time regarding light conditions.
(I know in winter, the sun rises at the back of the lake which is a real special sight to enjoy early mornings.)
4. Any additional views from your experiences most welcome.

:D :thumbs_up: Cannot wait until Jul'17 for my first winter visit. :lol:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:38 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Kaapsedraai my humble opinion........

1. When is the most productive time to visit LP? Early morning, Late morning, Early afternoon or Late afternoon?

- Definitely in the afternoon
- Morning sun in front
- but in the middle of the day - Ellies sightings.
2. What made this time so special?
- Best light
3. Best time regarding light conditions.
- 15h00 until closing
(I know in winter, the sun rises at the back of the lake which is a real special sight to enjoy early mornings.)

- Stunning sunrise shots.......ten come back later......
4. Any additional views from your experiences most welcome.

Just be there..............wait......... action..........then a rare sighting like the Little Sparrow Hawk.....late afternoon... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Goronta » Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:45 pm

Beautiful bird :thumbs_up:
So well captured :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:17 am

:clap: :clap:
Wow! Jan,
Your Sparrow Hawk photos are beautiful :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
Thanks for sharing :gflower:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:37 am

Thank you, Jan. :D
I appreciate the detailed information on LP, as it is really appreciated. :thumbs_up:

Stunning photos of the Little Sparrow Hawk - it is just amazing what Lake Panic delivers.
:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

Steppe Buzzard also visiting the lake.
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