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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Chris 18 » Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:08 pm

Thanks Hilda was an unforgettable morning, went to the hide to get a sunrise shot and the action just erupted around me.

A fish eagle tried to grab a heron chick from the nest in front of the hide, then the crashing of brush warned of the action unfolding on the right hand side.

I'm afraid this will be my last post for a few days as my flight leaves tonight for SA, going via Dubai so not into Jo'burg till tomorrow night.
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Unread post by hilda » Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:01 pm

Have a nice flight Chris 18! :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:51 pm

Take a bow.........for sure the sighting of the year!! :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing this rare sighting and action with us!!!!


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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 14, 2015 7:24 pm

I can't match a brilliant WD sighting and a kill...... :hmz:

...but got the Fish Eagle in action.......if only he was flying towards me...may be next time... :hmz:

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Unread post by Nkulu » Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:04 pm

Jan van Wyk, it matters not from which angle, the Fish Eagle is beautiful :clap: :clap: Thanks
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Unread post by Chris 18 » Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:28 pm

Jan van Wyk, thanks for your comments. Worthy praise indeed.

Showed the Benefit of a second camera, had set up my 1st on the tripod with a wide angle lense, single shot cable release filters ready for the dawn on the left side of the hide, and then the action develops on the right

I'm sure you will get the fish eagle coming at you next visit.

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Unread post by hilda » Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:58 am

Great to see the Fish Eagle from this angle too Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:31 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Time for a bath....

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Unread post by hilda » Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:21 am

Beautiful picture with the water drops and reflection Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Toddelelfe » Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:45 pm

Jan van Wyk wrote:Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Time for a bath....

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:25 pm

Thank you Hilda and Toddelelfe for the kind comments :thumbs_up:

On my way to Kruger tomorrow and will only visit LP a few times .... .hopefully the Leopard will show himself ... :hmz: :hmz:

Cheers! :D

Jacana spotting danger...

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Unread post by Goronta » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:51 pm

Beautiful Jacana Jan with small toes :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:19 pm

Hope you have a great trip, and I know we will get to see more amazing photos! :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by ChristineS » Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:41 pm

It missed the fish

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Unread post by meercatmaz » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:53 am

What super fish eagle shots Jan and ChristineS :clap: :clap:


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