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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:43 am

Gorgeous picture Jan! That little one seems big enough to catch his own meals! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:28 am

Jan, amazing Malachite reflection the water and you captured the action beautifully. :clap:
Always a challenge with these fat small colourful birds. :dance:

The Fish Eagle action also well captured an always enjoyable to look at. :dance:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:15 pm

Big thank you Kaapsedraai,Hilda,normana53,WillieV and Sussana for the kind comments! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby PRWIN » Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:47 am

Great shots, like that MK, have tried and missed a couple of times :redface: :lol: :lol:

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Unread postby Tessa G » Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:05 pm

What a beauty!!!! Perfect timing. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:30 pm

A special pose just for you Jan! Beautiful! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby isinkwe » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:40 pm

:D cool hairdo :D :D :thumbs_up:
I hate it when the voices in my head go silent.......I never know what they are planning. :roll:

So when is old enough to know better supposed to kick in ?

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:44 pm

Thank you isinkwe,Hilda,PRWIN and Tessa for the comments...appreciated

December was the first time I spot a Nyala at LP... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby RoelfA » Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:17 pm

Great images. :clap: :clap: :clap:

I also never seen a Nyala at Lake Panic. :cry:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:34 pm

Great shots Jan
Do like the hair style :clap: :clap: :clap:
And a Nyala at LP. :big_eyes:
Didn't know they could be seen so south of Kruger
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby macbookpro » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:33 am

Now if that is not biting of more than you can chew, I don`t know what is! :hmz:

Fantastic series of pics Jan! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:24 pm

Jan, I just love that hair style and stunning detail and pose. :clap:

Nyala at Lake Panic...that is a wonderful sighting. Just love the setting and pic :dance:

Pied kingfisher just swallowed a nice sized fish...
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:38 pm

Perfect shot of the Pied swallowing his lunch Kaapsedraai!! :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing!!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:13 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Bush buck spot a croc....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby susanna1 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:26 pm

Love your photos!!!! :clap: :clap:


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