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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby meercatmaz » Sat May 16, 2015 12:19 am

What a fantastic hippo and jacana shot...if looks could kill

The double jacana reflection is just brilliant

I love this thread as the standard of photography is simply first class :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Sat May 16, 2015 9:40 am

So beautiful Jan - love the Jacanas :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sat May 16, 2015 10:06 am

Lake Panic in the moment - this morning 16 May 2015 @ 06h39
Friends of mine arrived yesterday in Kruger and this morning received the feed of what Lake Panic looked like this morning early - 06h39.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat May 16, 2015 10:27 am

Thank you for the positive comments :thumbs_up:

Wow Kaapsedraai......wish I were there this morning.........tell them it is a beautiful shot!! :clap: :clap:

Pied in action above LP......

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tessa G » Sat May 16, 2015 1:39 pm

Beautiful Jan :clap: I had a bit of catching up to do, but enjoyed it as always.

Pied Kingfisher in such an unusual pose.

The double jacana shot is so special and the one with the hippo gives an amazing insight into just how huge the hippo is in comparison.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Nkulu » Sat May 16, 2015 1:58 pm

What a stunning early morning shot. Thank you for sharing Kaapsedraai.

Jan, brilliant photography as always

Next month I will be leaving at midnight just so that I can spend an hour at Lake Panic :D
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Unread postby hilda » Sat May 16, 2015 3:24 pm

Unbelievable shot of the Jacanas Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sat May 16, 2015 7:45 pm

Jan, well done on exceeding 100 000 views :clap: :clap: :clap:

What an achievement and entertaining thread filled with stunning :cam: :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

The Jacana double and reflection - just amazing :dance:

All the other :cam: just beautiful. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sun May 17, 2015 7:10 am

Lake Panic this morning as per incoming feed....Sunday, 17 May 2015

My friends commented that it seemed that visitors were sleeping in the hide last night as when he arrived early this morning. t was packed. :roll: Him and his wife did manage to get a seat, though. :D

Herewith the :cam: he sent me this morning at 06h50. Cloud cover around today at Lake Panic.
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 17, 2015 8:51 am

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Wow ...another beautiful image from your friends Kaapsedraai!! :clap: :clap:

:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 17, 2015 11:04 am

Something different .. Thick-knees waiting for sunrise on a cold morning...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Sun May 17, 2015 11:29 am

Jan van Wyk wrote:
Double Jacana reflection...with beautiful LP colours...


I am yet to see these guys up close at LP. But lovely photo - I was there in Friday and Saturday and once again marvelled at the beutiful colours.

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby isinkwe » Sun May 17, 2015 1:28 pm

Kaapsedraai , when my friends send me photographs from the Kruger, Image I increase the "friendship fees" I charge them Image

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby RoelfA » Sun May 17, 2015 8:15 pm

Stunning Pied photo Jan. :clap: :clap: :clap:

:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Mon May 18, 2015 10:27 am

Beautiful Thick-knees, Jan :thumbs_up:

isinkwe, :whistle: I cannot do that, they promised to send me these nice :cam: and will do so tonight when moving camp to Lower Sabie. :D

In the moment - 18 May 2015 this morning's sunrise coming via cell phone feed from my 'agents' :D

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My friends are moving camp today i.e. :dance: from Skukuza to Lower Sabie where they will stay for 5 days. Watch out as we move to the Sunset dam thread for updates coming from our 'agents on the scene'... :dance:
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