Fly-by

Fly-by

Just as I stepped outside, this Great egret flew over. I was just in time to snap a photo. There are dozens of them in…

Northern Fulmar

Northern Fulmar

There was a breeding colony of Northern Fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis (thanks Dewald) at the Cap Sizun bird reserve. They made quite a noise 🙂

Bateleur

Bateleur

This Bateleur landed on the road behind us. We turned around to make a few photos. This is a different bird, but a nice close-up…

How to sleep in a tree

How to sleep in a tree

Always wanted to know how to sleep in a tree? This is how it’s done if you’re not a bird: Like birds, baboons also love…

Little bee-eater

Little bee-eater

We just came back from two wonderful weeks in the Kruger National Park. I will try to post more pictures this time. Here are three…

Diceros bicornis

Diceros bicornis

The Black Rhino (Hook-lipped Rhinoceros) used to be the most numerous of the world’s rhino species. There are less than 5000 left in Africa today, which…

Sealed with a kiss

Sealed with a kiss

Sealed with a kiss, originally uploaded by gwendolen. Just as we were about to depart from Vlieland, this seal popped up to wave us goodbye.…

Southern Ground Hornbill

Southern Ground Hornbill

Southern Ground Hornbill, originally uploaded by gwendolen. Seen near the big baobab tree at one of the Letaba river loops near Shimuwini in Kruger National…

Martial Eagle

Martial Eagle

Martial Eagle, originally uploaded by gwendolen. Thanks to Tobie Muller for the ID. Hi Gwen, beautiful photograph of a juvenile Martial Eagle. Wahlberg’s has a…