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Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Pumbaa » Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:32 am

Magnificent shots, Jan,

always such a joy :thumbs_up:

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:51 pm

Thank you all for the comments :thumbs_up:

Sometimes you just at the right place and all about timing.... :dance:

Pied series........ :dance:

Golden light shots in flight... :dance:

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Then my first images of a Pied with a frog.......... :dance: :dance:

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Tbc ..............more action shots of my once in a life sighting.... :dance:

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:33 am

Excellent action, Jan. :D

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:18 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:
Wow! what beautiful photos Jan, :thumbs_up:
Although I do feel sorry for the froggie :(

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:36 am

Awesome photos Jan. Well done. (Apparently you met my brother in law, Brian, at the Lake Panic Hide 2 weeks ago).


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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Pumbaa » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:57 pm

Amazing as always, Jan :mrgreen:

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by hilda » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:23 pm

Stunning photos as always Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:05 am

Thank you all for the comments :dance:

Second series of our amazing sighting........ :thumbs_up:

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Tbc.......... :thumbs_up:

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by hilda » Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:13 pm

Stunning series Jan, although .... poor Froggy! :(
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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:35 pm

Thank Hilda..........yip also felt sorry for the poor frog..... :thumbs_up:

Specially when the panel beating started... :(

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Tbc.....time for a bath........

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by hilda » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:18 pm

Thanks for another great series of the Pied Kingfisher with its catch Jan! :clap: :clap: I don't think the poor Froggie feels anything after the first beat against the branch. :?
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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:30 am

Thank you Hilda :thumbs_up:

After the big meal it is time for a bath..........

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:22 am

Magnificent shots here as well, Jan,

love to watch and photograph those pied kingfishers too :thumbs_up:

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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by hilda » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:33 pm

Thank you for more brilliant shots of the Kingfishers Jan! :clap: :clap:

Are there any Frogs left? :tongue:
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Re: Kingfishers in SA seen through my lens

Unread post by manicwalker » Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:31 am

Beautiful Photos Jan :clap: :dance:
The first pic is certainly a "nose/beak dive" :dance:
well captured ...Thank you :gflower:


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