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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:09 am

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Great moment capture and super image Jesscan1 :clap: :clap:

Something I never witness before.......a Thick- knee with a fish.... :hmz:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by hilda » Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:16 am

Well spotted Jan! I have also never seen a Water Thick-knee eating a fish! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:04 pm

I have also never seen a Water Thick-knee with a fish. Most unusual Sighting. Well done Jan.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:07 pm

Most interesting was what I presume was a tracking device attached to the back of the Croc. I have never seen a tracking device on a Croc before. I'd love to know how they managed to put that on that BIG Croc. Do they dart it?

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Short videos of the BIG Croc.



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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:47 am

I find that very interesting, Jesscan. :hmz:

I would not like to be the person attaching that device. :wink:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by manicwalker » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:55 am

Jan,
I have also never seen .a Thick- knee with a fish...
Looking at expression on his face in the photo...
I am wondering IF the thick knee actually knows what to do with that fish!! :roll: :hmz:

Jesscan,
That looks a rather LARGE croc....
I would imagine it would be quite a challenge to catch a croc and attach a tracker :whistle:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by isinkwe » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:41 am

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Isn't it just amazing how potatoes give us fries and vodka? :D The rest of the vegetables should get their act together :rtm:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by hilda » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:40 am

Such a big Croc with a tracking device on its back .... very interesting sighting Jesscan1, beautifully captured! Great videos too! :clap: :clap:

Lovely picture of the Croc and the White-faced Ducks! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:35 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Super Croc sighting, images and great video :clap: :clap:

Also spot him in December with the tracking device...... :hmz:

Squacco Heron............ :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:07 am

What a fabulous image, Jan. They really do have the purest of white in flight. :D
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by hilda » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:41 am

Beautiful shot of the Squacco Heron in flight Jan! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:07 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Youngster.......... :dance:


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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:16 am

Now that is cuteness overload. :D What a sweetie.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by hilda » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:10 pm

I love the expression on that little face Jan! :clap: :clap:


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