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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:29 am

Really green Jan! Awesome shot! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:41 pm

Love the 'green heron' :lol:
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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:44 pm

Thank you Hilda, Tessa and Goronta for the comments :D

Water Thick-knee..

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Pumbaa » Wed Nov 25, 2015 11:39 pm

Love the green legged heron, Jan,

and the dikkop :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:20 am

Great shot of the itching Thick-knee Jan! :D
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Unread post by susanna1 » Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:23 pm

Some beautiful sightings and images at the dam. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:25 pm

I think that Thick Knee is watching you Jan.. :lol: :lol:

Great shot :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Philip1 » Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:46 pm

:clap: Super Bird, Croc, Zebra and Impala shots. :mrgreen:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:32 pm

Wonderful pics, Jan. :clap: :clap:

I guess the Green-backed heron is now called H=Green-baked & footed heron... :lol:

It remains a special place. :D
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:55 pm

Thank you for the comments.. :thumbs_up:

Hope to spot the Fish Eagle again in 7 days time....may be with a catch... :hmz:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:34 am

Stunning photo of the Fish Eagle in flight Jan. :clap:

Such amazing creatures they are. I watched a programme on TV the other evening of a Fish Eagle catching its prey and how it has such pin point accuracy and does not even need to lower its head to look for the fish in the water, as it swoops in and grabs it with those amazing talons! So impressive. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:46 am

Beautiful shot, thanks Jan! :clap: :clap:

The Fish Eagle is indeed an impressive raptor Tessa G! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:13 pm

An Impala was drinking happily at the water's edge when suddenly ...

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... he jumped back in fright, kicking and bucking like crazy. The Oxpeckers dug their claws in and held on tight while the Impala continued to try and get rid of them.

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The whole reason for this little episode was this Crocodile who suddenly decided to get out of the dam.

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The Impala decided he had enough for the morning and cantered off into the bush.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by RosemaryH » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:30 pm

Great shots Jesscan1 :thumbs_up: Sunset dam always delivers :D
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:56 pm

Brilliant sequence of photos Jesscan. :thumbs_up:

That impala really got the fright of his life poor thing.
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