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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:18 pm

Thank you Toddelelfe and Kaapsedraai for the comments :thumbs_up:

White-breasted Cormorant pose....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:58 pm

Broadbilled Roller

The are not often seen so far South but spotted them at LP one year :dance: ...may be this year will be my lucky day again..... :hmz:

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Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:39 am

Jan,
Beautiful photo of the broardbiled Roller :thumbs_up:
I am still trying to get a decent photo of same.... but so far NO LUCK :(
Thanks for sharing your beautiful LP photos :gflower:

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Unread post by isinkwe » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:13 am

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I hate it when the voices in my head go silent.......I never know what they are planning. :roll:

So when is old enough to know better supposed to kick in ?

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Unread post by Pumbaa » Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:56 pm

Awesome shots of the cormorant and from the broad billed roller, Jan :P :dance:

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Unread post by Ladybirder » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:01 pm

Stunning pics Jan I've never seen the broadbill Roller that far south. Just shows you birds have wings !!!! :o :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: Thanks for sharing :gflower:

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:33 pm

Thank you all for the comments :thumbs_up:

manicwalker wrote:I am still trying to get a decent photo of same.... but so far NO LUCK


Your time will come.....never saw one before and was surprise to get my shots at LP :dance:

Ladybirder wrote:never seen the broadbill Roller that far south


I believe they are not seen often in the South. Over the years this was the only time we spotted them so far South :thumbs_up:

No fish available.......then reduced the Dragonfly population.... :hmz:

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Unread post by ekoppen » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:18 pm

ImageHi Jan, You just keep turning out fabulous, action packed bird shots.....beautiful. Image

Trying to catch up here. Just got home to Florida and leave next week for Kruger. Yes, I'll be looking for your Cheetah cubs or a maybe a Leopard
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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:24 am

Jan van Wyk wrote:Can't wait for the first.............Trrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Yip Jan always such a joy to hear :dance: ....They should hopefully be arriving within the next month :hmz:

Great images all round thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Tessa G » Sat Oct 24, 2015 1:39 pm

Jan van Wyk wrote:
Can't wait for the first.............Trrrrrrrrrrrrrrr... :dance: :dance:

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Beautiful photo Jan. We just love the Woodland Kingfishers and the sound of their call in the bush is an indication that its summer and holidays for us. :D :dance:

We counting the days too....51 days :dance: :dance: and we will be there for 3 weeks, with our first ever visit to Lake Panic. :thumbs_up:

Thank you for all your beautiful photos.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Jan, excellent cormorant, Pied and Roller :cam:

Hope you get some stunning ones coming Dec :thumbs_up: , just a pity we will not be able to meet up again. :wall:

Tessa G wrote: [We counting the days too....51 days :dance: :dance: and we will be there for 3 weeks, with our first ever visit to Lake Panic. :thumbs_up:

TessaG, first ever LP visit?...Well, then we must first pay Intaka a visit so you get the feeling... :lol: :lol: :lol: :tongue: Time is now moving very fast...51 days for you :D
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Unread post by Tessa G » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:11 pm

Kaapsedraai wrote:
Tessa G wrote: [We counting the days too....51 days :dance: :dance: and we will be there for 3 weeks, with our first ever visit to Lake Panic. :thumbs_up:


TessaG, first ever LP visit?...Well, then we must first pay Intaka a visit so you get the feeling... :lol: :lol: :lol: :tongue: Time is now moving very fast...51 days for you :D


Intaka would be a great experience Kaapsedraai....just wish this wind would give us a break. :pray:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:40 pm

Thank you all for the kind comments :thumbs_up:

Looks like LP is on the tick list ... ......... :dance: :dance:
55 days to go........Tessa may be we will spot each other at the hide.... :hmz:
Kaapsedraai ....you never know.......I will be there for 10 days........may be on your last days you will be around Skukuza... :hmz:

Lets hope the Fish Eagles had a good breading season again and spoil us with a young one posing ... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Kaapsedraai » Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:57 am

Jan, that is a lovely photo with perfect positioning. :clap:
They normally sit on the tree on the side, but you have had a great one. :D
Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:49 pm

Thank you Kaapsedraai for the comment :thumbs_up:

When will you visit LP in December?

Heron cleaning pose...

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