Piggyback

We were coming back from the Kiekkaaste bird hide, where we spent some time watching marsh harriers, when I spotted this handsome couple in an…

Capshun plz

My friend Johan van Rensburg was taking a series of flight shots, when this Caspian Tern shook itself in mid-air. Look at it, this bird…

Bird Photography Weekly #36

Soft landings Today we drove to the bird hide at the Breebaart Polder. I also wanted to get some pix of the yellow rapeseed fields…

Firsts

I saw my first Spoonbill of the year last Saturday. It was all alone, spooning away in the waters of the Bantpolder in Friesland. Every…

Bird Photography Weekly #35

White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) We saw this little dude on Saturday at the bird hide Sylkajút at the Lauwersmeer. Check for cool bird pix.

Running Wild

We went for a drive on Saturday, planning on doing some birding and taking a few photos. When we arrived at the bird hide ‘Sylkajut’,…

iDentify Digitale Veldgidsen

I met Fiona Barclay of BirdGuides on Twitter a little while ago. I’d seen the lovely software they sell for iPhone and iPods and I…

Tiniest Tail

Tiniest Tail, originally uploaded by gwendolen. I think this must be the youngest hyena I’ve ever seen, too cute for words. The mother was still…

Scorpion under UV light

Scorpion under UV light Arnoud Quanjer of the Netherlands sent this photo titled Scorpion under UV light to SANParks to be hosted on the Public…