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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:07 am

Great shot Jan! I hope they put something soft inside the nest as well! :D
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jesscan1 » Sun Jun 21, 2015 11:27 am

Banded mongooses at Sunset Dam

Not a great photo, but an unusual one.

While we were watching all the action at Sunset Dam, a large number of banded mongooses came to drink at the dam. It was a unique and unusual sighting for us.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:03 pm

Wow ...rare sighting indeed and you captured the beautifully :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Nkulu » Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:03 pm

Jan van Wyk and Jesscan, thank you for sharing these lovely memories
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:21 pm

Jesscan,Jan beautiful and unusual images :clap: :clap: :clap:
Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:19 pm

Wow! Indeed a unique and unusual sighting Jesscan1! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jesscan1 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:04 pm

If you would like to watch a video of the banded mongooses and a baboon playing with them at Sunset Dam, here is the link:
Sorry the video isn't the greatest but at least you can watch the interaction.

https://youtu.be/pWkG1-ngLlA

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:56 am

I have never seen something like this ever before Jesscan1! Great video! Thanks for sharing! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:03 pm

Wow what a rare sighting and superb video.

Looks like he want to play ....love it when he sit a few meters away before starts playing or chasing them again!

Thank you for sharing!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:23 pm

Stork pushing his luck at the tail of the Croc...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Nkulu » Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:01 pm

Love the contrast in colours, that croc is golden brown :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:09 am

A very brave Stork Jan! Beautiful colours, as Nkulu has said! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:35 am

Jesscan1, I like the mongoose moment at Sunset. Well captured :clap:

Jan, wonder what the croc will do if the YBS grabbed its tail :lol: :lol: :lol:

Lovely Sunset moments all and thank you :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:25 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Just love yhe beautiful colours of the Diderick Cuckoo :dance: :dance:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:53 am

Another perfect shot too Jan! :clap: :clap:
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