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Sunset Dam - 2012

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:19 pm

Tx fish-eagle

Our first time we spot a Hyena at the dam........

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:26 pm

Tx Crested Val

The hippo and the Croc pushing his luck........

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:55 pm

Bravo again Jan. :thumbs_up:

Here is a little offering from me. :dance:


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BIG DADDY!!
In my beloved South Africa!!!!.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby SurfCindy » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:44 am

Being chauffered around Sunset dam

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Family Day out

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Lunch time

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:21 pm

Great sightings Cindy and Crested Val!! :clap:

Tx for viewing

Not many people love EG's but they are real fun to photograph ....

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:34 pm

Tx Guys

Hammerkop and Hippo

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:26 pm

Tx for the comments and viewing

Baboon Olimpics at the dam

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:22 pm

Tx crested Val

Spotted the Brown Snake Eagle (I think) patrolling above the dam

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:23 pm

I also thought it is a Tawny but a bird expert said it is a brown Snake eagle (much smaller than a Tawny)

Hippo's playing

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Crested Val » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:43 pm

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I think that this is also a Brown Snake Eagle. :hmz:
In my beloved South Africa!!!!.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:35 pm

Tx for the info :D

White-crowned Lapwing

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:43 pm

Tx Crested Val....only +- 10 meters........

Sunset Dam Crocs

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:19 pm

Tx Guys

Time for a drink....

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:08 pm

Tx Crested Val

Looks like the young Hippo ensure the Crocs leave the baby Hippo alone

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:56 pm

Tx Naomi and Crested Val

Herons fighting for landing space

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