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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby susanna1 » Wed May 27, 2015 7:50 pm

Your collection off all the birds and animals is just amazing and the sharpness,detail, comp of your shots are out of the world. :dance:

I think you must have uploaded over a thousand stunning images at LP gallery :cam: ....thank you for bringing LP in to our home until our next visit!! :gflower:

Presume you shoot in raw.....and don't think people realise the time it took to process all those images :think:

Big thank you :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu May 28, 2015 5:42 pm

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

Giant Heron close up pose....yawn... :hmz:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Thu May 28, 2015 10:57 pm

Love the green back Stretch and the goliath heron - Brilliantly captured, Jan :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Fri May 29, 2015 8:42 am

Unusual Goliath pic Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:
Your Green Back Heron is more than concentrated on its task :big_eyes: :lol:
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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri May 29, 2015 4:50 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Late afternoon all the birds gather at the perches ...

Two Hamerkoppe...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat May 30, 2015 5:35 pm

Young Fish Eagle...

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Unread postby Karin Mitton » Sun May 31, 2015 7:56 am

Even when young, the Fisheagle exudes the same class as the adults. Beautiful photo

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby susanna1 » Sun May 31, 2015 9:15 am

Brilliant images!! thank you for sharing!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 31, 2015 11:42 am

Thank you Karin and Susanna for the comments :thumbs_up:

It is about time for my next Leopard sighting... :hmz:

Only 2 x times before.......taken in 2011.

This was the female... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jesscan1 » Sun May 31, 2015 2:50 pm

Great pictures Jan van Wyk.

One of the locals apparently saw a leopard come to drink at Lake Panic on Sat 10th May 2015. She showed Andy beautiful pics on her cellphone.

This caterpillar was taken in the walkway down to the hide.

It is a Dice Moth Caterpillar.

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This is what it looks like once it turns into a moth. (I didn't take this pic - just put it here for you to see what the moth looks like)

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This is a Violet Dropwing I took by the Hide.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun May 31, 2015 4:58 pm

Jan, stunning :cam: of the herons, hippo and the Fish Eagle. :clap:

I guess the ultimate is a leopard sighting from the hide at LP. You were privileged to get a nice one. :clap:

Jessican1, very interesting caterpillar and moth. Beautiful :cam: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 31, 2015 8:50 pm

Thank you Jessican1 and Kaapsedraai for the comments :thumbs_up:

Jessican1....great shots and well spotted.....sometimes we missed the small things...Thank you for sharing!! :thumbs_up:

Collecting building materials...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:57 am

Beautiful Jan - all the photos as well as leopard :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:12 pm

Beautiful and very interesting Jan and Jesscan1! The Caterpillar has very interesting colours! Also very interesting to see what it will look like when it becomes a moth! Nature is wonderful! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:15 pm

Perfect flying position ,sword drawn :wink: :thumbs_up:
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