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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Robbert » Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:52 pm

Beautiful action :cam: of the fish eagle!

:gflower: Thanks for sharing! :gflower:
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Unread post by manicwalker » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:16 am

:clap: :clap:
Really great Fish Eagle Photo Jan.... :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:23 am

Incredible action shot :D :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by hilda » Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:36 am

Stunning, as always Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:46 pm

Thank you all for the comments :thumbs_up:

Jacana pose....

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Unread post by hilda » Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:15 am

Beautiful bird! Love the bright colours Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Nkulu » Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:29 pm

Loved the Fish Eagle, and the Jacana is cute :D
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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:51 pm

Thank you Hilda and Nkulu :thumbs_up:

The poor Ducks are always in the EG's fire line.... :hmz:

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Unread post by Goronta » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:35 pm

Never underestimate an E.G :lol:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:13 am

Great action photo Jan :clap:
Those EG's are a bit of a bully... at times :(

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:19 am

Lovely piccies, Jan.

manicwalker wrote:Great action photo Jan :clap:
Those EG's are a bit of a bully... at times :(


I agree. We have a couple in our river and there are lots of squabbles with all the birds.
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Unread post by hilda » Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:14 am

Poor Ducks! Great shot Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:27 pm

Thank you all for the comments :thumbs_up:

Yip the EG's are very aggressive and noisy......except when the Fish Eagle fly by.....the they also scattered for safety.... :thumbs_up:

One of my favorite landing/pose shot at LP... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Robbert » Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:46 pm

Great shot of the Fish Eagle just before landing! Look at those claws :big_eyes: :big_eyes:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:50 am

Those really are quite incredible claws. :big_eyes: I am sure they are capable of picking up a gosling or two.
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