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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by CliveK » Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:56 pm

Thanks Robbert and Hilda for verifying this one's identity. A first for me, however he hung around the waterhole for quite some time with many other photographers present (with those long prime lenses) who must have also got some really excellent shots.
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:57 pm

Beautiful images and great sightings Clive!! :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing and keeping the thread alive!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:48 am

Tawny....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Robbert » Sun Jun 14, 2015 2:07 pm

Lovely Tawny!
Nice to see how feathered its trousers are. 8)

Thanks for sharing!
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Unread post by hilda » Mon Jun 15, 2015 12:31 pm

Beautiful picture thanks Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by JimS » Sun Jun 28, 2015 12:13 pm

Bateleur bathing


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Unread post by Robbert » Sun Jun 28, 2015 12:28 pm

Hi Jim,

Love those colours and the pose of the Bateleur in the waterhole. You captured a special moment!

Thanks a lot for sharing!

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:55 pm

Wow....brilliant pose detail and image!!

Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by hilda » Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:57 pm

He is going to dive in just now! Stunning picture JimS! Thanks for sharing! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:00 pm

Perfect portrait... :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by hilda » Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:11 pm

Wow Jan! Perfect indeed! Love the different colours! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:25 pm

Thank you Hilda :thumbs_up:

Pygmy Falcon....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by hilda » Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:42 am

Beautiful Jan! Cute little Raptor! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by gjorgi » Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:51 pm

Pygmy definitely on my wish list for next year May....first time in 20 years that I'll be going to the Kalahari again :D

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:58 pm

Thank you Hilda :thumbs_up:

gjorgi...20 yars is a long time and sure you will be back after your visit in May...KTP never disappoint.... :thumbs_up:

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