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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:35 pm

Janeli, this must have been really special. :clap: :clap: :clap:
Thank you for sharing. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:52 pm

Think the Marabou Storks were also wondering what happen to the water... :hmz:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:32 pm

Shame! They look so drooby! :)
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Janeli » Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:11 pm

Poor Marabou Storks.... They really look disillusioned!! :( :(
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Janeli » Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:20 pm

We were absolutely overwhelmed by the sight of the cheetah.
It was so unexpected, so typical of our beloved Kruger......
:D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:28 pm

Jan, another beautiful pic. :clap:

These marabou always interesting to photograph. :D
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:44 pm

Thank you Kaapsedraai,Hilda and Janeli for the comments :thumbs_up:

Young Greenback Herons...

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby normana53 » Tue Feb 10, 2015 4:16 am

They look rather silly! Oh, to be young again. :lol:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Karin Mitton » Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:49 am

Jan van Wyk wrote:Thank you Hilda and Leana for the kind comments :D

Close up Heron..

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Stunning photo, but it makes me go cross-eyed! Love the heron's eyes!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:12 am

Karin Mitton, :lol: :lol: :lol:

Jan, stunning action pics of the juv green back herons.
I still need to spot them there myself, but you had some amazing pics :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Oumie » Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:12 am

A few photos we took at Sunset last year....
Giraffe chasing everything in front of him....
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Heron walking in the water....
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Big croc caught some fish....
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Yellow billed stork looking for fish....
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Taking off.....
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Henry sitting on the cement dam....
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Plover looking for food even when it is getting dark....
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:39 pm

Oumie, lovely pics from Sanset dam :clap:

Poor little hippo making way for the giraffe. :D :D :D

The bird life always a pleasure to enjoy and then there are the 'submarines'..... :lol: reminding me of my dentist who got as her business logo a crocodile face with open mouth and healthy looking teeth... :D :D :D

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:56 pm

Firstly thank you for uploading images to Sunset dam :thumbs_up:

Great moments captured.......love the Giraffe on the rampage and thats a big croc!!

Super sightings and images!!

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby hilda » Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:07 am

Stunning pictures Oumie! :clap: :clap:

That Giraffe was definitely not a friendly one! Poor Hippos! :D

What a ahuge Croc! And beautiful bird sightings too! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:23 pm

Stork landing pose...

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