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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by Leeukos » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:35 pm

A Hamerkop at Gardenia Hide in the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:28 pm

Few images of my collection

Taken at Sunset Dam

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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:12 am

Jan van Wyk wrote:Few images of my collection

Taken at Sunset Dam


Action... as always! Thanks for sharing, Jan.
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Unread post by hilda » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:22 pm

All are stunning pictures of a stunning bird! Thanks everybody for sharing! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by cptphotographer » Sat May 25, 2013 12:14 am

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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by Nico » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:30 pm

Kruger Pirate Hamerkop. He used the Hippo's as his boats, if they like it or not. 8) :hmz: :lol:

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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:00 pm

Some new images of the Hamerkop.....

First time I captured this behavior :dance: :dance:

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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by kyknetta » Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:11 pm

Jan , you always have something new up your sleeve..
Wonderful images.
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Hamerkop

Unread post by hilda » Tue Mar 08, 2016 3:32 pm

Unfortunately your picture doesn't show cptphotographer, :(

Lovely video Nico! :clap: :clap:

Awesome series of pictures, thanks Jan! :clap: :clap:
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