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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:54 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

What a regal King look and pose!!!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:00 am

Thank you for kind feedback, everyone. :thumbs_up:

Lovely FE, Jan. :clap:

Another rather scarce one at LP, but did make occasional appearances - Giant Kingfisher.
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Unread post by hilda » Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:50 pm

Great sighting Kaapsedraai! Thanks for sharing! :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by lion queen » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:18 pm

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

Just love them!!!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:24 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Yip Kaapsedraai not often spotted...........great sighting and image :clap: :clap:

Sometimes they are to big to swallow...... :hmz:

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:07 am

That is a lovely sighting, Kaapsedraai. :D

Jan, it really does amaze me how much can go down such a small gullet. Super sighting. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by hilda » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:15 am

That is a very big meal! Great sighting and picture, thanks Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:10 am

These herons just amazes me with the size of fish they can swallow and they are not satisfied with just one :lol: - great action shot, Jan :clap:

This one got me guessing :hmz: I just cannot figure out what type of fly this is with its colourful spots on - some sort of water fly, perhaps?
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Unread post by hilda » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:25 am

No idea at all Kaapsedraai, but a very colourful fly nonetheless! Massive Croc! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:56 am

I wonder if that is the kind of fly that bites. :hmz: It does have danger colors....as for the croc...truly stay away stuff. :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

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Unread post by Mischief » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:18 am

Big Boy crocodile and very interesting colorful fly or cricket type insect KSD :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:43 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Super Croc image Kaapsedraai :clap: :clap:

There is a few huge Croc's at LP........real scary site on the charge outside the water....... :big_eyes:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:52 am

The Lake Panic crocs are rather scary looking. :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes: I am always amazed at how calm the birds seem when they are around them. Nice image. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Mischief » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:32 am

Such a Place of Tranquility !

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