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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Nkulu » Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:44 am

Playing catchup, and what stunning shots :clap: :clap: :clap:
This must surely be one of my favourite threads, thank you
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:40 pm

Again thank you all for the comments and views... :dance: :dance:

The first birds in his fire line were the poor Thick-knees.....

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After he made his point he let them walk past him...almost looks like he is busy counting them.... :hmz:

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Then it is time for his next target......

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to be continued...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:48 pm

What a sighting Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:
You set high standards at Lake Panic gallery :thumbs_up: What's next :hmz:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby RoelfA » Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:16 am

Stunning shots captured,wish they were in my collection. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:40 pm

:shock: What footage... :mrgreen: Super Pic's, Jan. :whistle:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:46 pm

Thank you Roelf, Philip and Goronta for the comments. :thumbs_up:

more will follow soon...... :hmz:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 11, 2015 7:25 pm

Who will be next....... :hmz:

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Yip it is the local EG's...and they were already complaining .......

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May be they want to attack from behind.......

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Lets move out of the way..

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Wonder what plan they have........ they are coming back...

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They got numbers on their side and may be it is best to move out of the way..that noise is to laud ...

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Time to tackle something bigger...

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to be continued .......

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:09 pm

What a magnificent bird :clap: :clap: :clap:
I can hear the noisy E.G from here :mrgreen:
Thanks Jan for sharing those beautifuls shots :great:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:26 am

:clap: Super...it is amazing how "brave" juveniles can be. (Even humans.) :)
Thank you once again for your great pic's, Jan. :mrgreen:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Leanawel » Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:32 am

:D would have loved to see this encounter :lol: :lol:

Thanks Jan for showing us :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby naomi c » Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:55 am

What an amazing sequence of pics! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks so much for sharing!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:54 pm

Great photos Jan! I'm just glad he didn't attack the poor Thick-knees! At least the Egyptian Goose (Geese?) taught him a lesson! Attacking something bigger? .... This arrogant little Fish Eagle is looking for trouble ....! :D
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:30 pm

Thank you all for the comments.....appreciate them all. :thumbs_up:

hilda wrote:Attacking something bigger? .... This arrogant little Fish Eagle is looking for trouble


Yip Hilda.. as usual the youth have more guts .... :hmz:

Focusing on his new targets....the Bushbucks

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Then it happened ...my best sighting ever and will upload my once in a life time images over the next few days. :thumbs_up:

Ok......first he chased the adult Bushbuck away ....

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Then this young Bushbuck had enough guts and stepped in.......

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What happens next with the reaction of the Fish Eagle has never been recorded before...( I think)

Turned his head to one side with his eyes focused on the Bushbuck

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Then very arrogantly ignored the Bushbuck by looking away...

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Turn his head again and looked him again in the eyes...

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Could not believe it when he suddenly started grooming and showing off ...maybe he wanted to intimidate the Bushbuck....

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To be continued...the real standoff!!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Viking » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:16 pm

This is getting more and more amazing. What a sighting :dance: , and your pictures are really excellent :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:47 pm

I can't wait till tomorrow for the next episode :mrgreen:

What a sighting ! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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