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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:51 am

Absolutely astonishing all the different interactions you captured between this wonderful bird and all the other birds and animals. :dance:
What a show brilliantly captured. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:13 am

Stunning sequence of pictures of this exceptional sighting Jan! At times you must have thought you were dreaming! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Ladybirder » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:46 am

Thanks Jan for sharing these magnificent sequences of pictures, What a wonderful time you had at Lake Panic. :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap: This little guy is really brave ( nie 'n bang veer op sy kop)

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:05 am

Jan van Wyk wrote:Turn his head again and looked him again in the eyes...Could not believe it when he suddenly started grooming and showing off ...maybe he wanted to intimidate the Bushbuck....


See what I mean about juveniles. :)

Thank you for this outstanding sequence of photo's. :mrgreen:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tessa G » Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:08 pm

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

Amazing!!!

I have huge respect for those like yourself Jan, who photograph birds. They just fly away from me :lol: :lol:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Nkulu » Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:50 pm

Jan I am speechless with wonder :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:26 pm

Wow ..thank you all for the kind comments and following my amazing sighting at LP :dance: :dance:

The grooming did't scared the Bushbuck ...and back to the staring....with the Bushbuck head down..

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Few close ups ....and the Bushbuck is not backing down...

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to continued......final showdown.....and the winner is... :hmz:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Ladybirder » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:36 pm

Stunning can't wait for the next chapter. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:29 pm

Obviously the fish eagle took over Lake Panic, Jan :big_eyes:

These interaction shots with the bushbuck are incredible :mrgreen:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:50 am

:D :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:32 am

This raptor's attitude is amazing Jan! Stunning pictures, as usual! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tessa G » Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:14 pm

Stunning photos Jan! Cant wait for the next installment :dance: :dance:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Wild@Heart » Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:23 pm

Awesome interaction and awesome shots Jan :clap: Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Jan 14, 2015 6:01 pm

Thank you for the comments.......appreciated. :thumbs_up:

Final confrontation ........

Look me in the eye....

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The final bluff from the Bushbuck with his head low...

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Then the Fish Eagle open his wings to scare him off.....
The next two images are my best behavior shots ever... :dance: :dance:

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The Bushbuck decided it is time to accept the defeat..

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And the winner is.........

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a real show off....

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What an experience.... :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tessa G » Wed Jan 14, 2015 6:12 pm

A real show off indeed, but then he is a very handsome bird, isnt he?

Thanks Jan, very special :thumbs_up:
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