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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Tessa G » Sat Nov 14, 2015 11:49 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Fantastic photos!!!
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jesscan1 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 7:29 am

The water pump at Sunset Dam seems to run early every morning for about an hour. Great to see the level of the dam is good, as most of the other waterholes are bone dry.

This crocodile loves to lie in front of the pump (when it is running) everyday - either savouring the fresh water or perhaps waiting for a fish to come along. (One of the guides mentioned that fish do come into the dam via the pump).

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Nov 15, 2015 8:50 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Wow ..stunning Fish Eagle in action images!!!

Love the croc waiting for breakfast.....super moment captured!!

Thank you for sharing and keeping the thread alive!!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:13 pm

Hamerkop.....

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:13 pm

Heron pose...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Tessa G » Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:21 pm

what a beauty that Hammerkop is Jan, perfect light too :clap: :clap:

Classic Heron pose. :D :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:07 pm

Stunning images Jan, Jesscan1 and MarijeNL! Thank you all so much for sharing! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:09 pm

Jesscan1, wonderful pics of the water pumping and croc in on the action :clap:

Jan, stunning Hamerkop and Grey heron poses :clap: :clap: :clap:

Sunset dam's own 'Ballerina'.....
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Ladybirder » Sat Nov 21, 2015 11:32 pm

Jan and Kaapsedraai Stunning pictures :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:27 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Great image Kaapsedraai :clap: :clap:

Only at Sunset dam...........six species with a bonus Kori Bustard.....

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby manicwalker » Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:30 am

Lovely photo Jan,
Nice to see several species together,
Thanks for sharing :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:18 am

Beautiful "ballerina" Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

The animals know where to go if they want their picture taken Jan! Awesome variety, beautiful picture! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Tessa G » Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:36 pm

Super photos and thanks everyone for sharing with us.

Fantastic to see so many species together in one spot Jan :clap:

Great shot of your 'ballerina' Kaapsedraai. I love when they fly and their pink legs stick out so far from their bodies :lol:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:18 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

The Green-Back Heron is actually green... :hmz:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Goronta » Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:32 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol:

So nice :thumbs_up:
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