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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat May 04, 2013 9:43 pm

Appreciate the comments... :dance: :dance:
I am getting worried I am the only one visiting LP with a camera :hmz:

Tawny-flanked Prinia - lunch for the chicks .....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun May 05, 2013 7:46 pm

Appreciate all the comments........ :dance: :dance:

Goliath behind the Cormorant.......something different...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon May 06, 2013 7:26 pm

Thank you for the kind comments

This is my only decent shot(background not perfect) of the Giant Kingfisher at LP to date. May be next time... :think:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue May 07, 2013 6:27 pm

Thank you Hilda and MarkusF :dance: :dance:

The heron and the Thick-billed Weaver protecting his nest.
Think it is a Common Squacco Heron. It is to small for a Purple Heron
If I am right it is my first ever sighting at LP

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed May 08, 2013 5:06 pm

Appreciate the comments

Wow BluTuna, you capture him perfect :clap: :clap: ...thank you for uploading...keep them coming!!

Cormorant landing pose...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu May 09, 2013 7:19 pm

Thank you for the positive comments...... :dance: :dance:

Heron pose

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri May 10, 2013 9:21 pm

Thank you for the comments :dance:
Great sighting BluTuna :clap: :clap:

Cormorant pose

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat May 11, 2013 10:50 am

Thank you Trrp-trrrrrrrr Meandering Mouse :dance: :dance:

Weekend yawn........

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun May 12, 2013 7:06 pm

Thank you all for the comments :dance: :dance:

Thick-billed Weather

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon May 13, 2013 4:31 pm

Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:

To the top........

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue May 14, 2013 6:56 pm

Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:
Great Weaver images BluTuna :clap: :clap:

Landing ant the nest

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Ifubesi » Wed May 15, 2013 8:50 am

Hi Jan.
Wonderful photos as always! I browsed through your last couple of posts and came across your 7 May photo of a Thick-billed Weaver and a heron. I am pleased to tell you that it isn't a Common Squacco Heron but actually a quite rare male Little Bittern! Well done. The dark part on the wings and its relative size against the weaver is the give-away. Squacco Herons have white wings and are a bit larger.
Keep those great photos coming!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed May 15, 2013 7:43 pm

Thank you for the comments and views. :dance: :dance:

Ifubesi, thank you for the ID. Never saw one before and can now tick it off on my list :dance: :dance:

vinkie, I am using a old Canon 40D with a 400mm lens.......dreaming about a Mark 1v with a 500mm lens... :think:

Grean-backed Heron on the famous perch

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu May 16, 2013 7:04 pm

Appreciate the comments :dance: :dance:

It is almost winter time at LP and a change to capture the Hippo's spray before sunrise...but the timing must be perfect!!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri May 17, 2013 2:06 pm

Appreciate the kind comments :dance: :dance:

a Few years back we saw a Leopard two days in a row at LP

First we found him on the gravel road to the hide.

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He looks back and almost say...see you at the hide.......

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When he disappear in the direction of the hide we were waiting...our timing was perfect! :dance: :dance:

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