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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:25 pm

Sunset Dam delivers … again.

We have watched the Grey Herons ‘fishing’ at Sunset Dam on many occasions … mostly without success … both for us and the Herons.

On Wednesday 7th December however, our luck turned.

This Grey Heron speared what looks like a Nile Tilapia (oreochromis niloticus).

The fish was almost more than a mouthful and took the captor more than five minutes to consume his meal.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 17, 2016 8:31 am

Brilliant sequence of pictures of the Grey Heron consuming its meal Jesscan1! I bet he needn't eat for the rest of the day after that meal! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:56 am

Jesscan1, just stunning actin and special moment captured. :dance:
am always amazed how they swallow those large fishes with that thin neck :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Robbert » Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:09 am

Great picture of the Nimmerzat MarijeNL :gflower: :gflower:
What an excellent, stunning series of pictures of the grey heron catching and eating fish Jesscan1 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Sunset dam delivers again!!
Thank you both for sharing your pictures!
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