Immature White-headed Vulture | Skywatch #50

Immature White-headed Vulture (and not a Lappet-faced) is on (sky)watch today. Thanks AndrĂ© đŸ™‚ AndrĂ© works for EWT, the Endangered Wildlife Trust in South Africa…

Summertime

Hurray. I finished this year’s last assignment, the holidays can begin. We plan to go camping in Brittany again. We were there in 2007, I’m…

Hornbill | BPW #43

The Southern Ground-hornbills are large birds, up to around 90 to 129 cm and not at all shy. Don’t you think they have the most…

On the mountain

Last Saturday I met up with Sandra, a very special friend from South Africa. It was wonderful to see her again and it brought back…

Starling | BPW #42

Last year, on our way to Olifants Rest Camp in Kruger National Park, we stopped on the bridge just before Letaba to stretch our legs…

Fishing

I’m trying out the NextGEN Gallery and Lightbox with these pix. These were taken on Vlieland. Every time the ferry arrives, the black-headed gulls swoop…

Sunday mornings

My day started with: ‘Got up early and dropped electric toothbrush in toilet’. After that, we made coffee and sandwiches to go and headed north.…

Spoonies

After we recovered from watching the herring gull eating the cutest overload ever, we staggered on. After about a kilometer or two, we saw a…

Dancing Jackdaw | BPW #40

While we were waiting for the ferry to take us from Vlieland to Harlingen, I spotted this Jackdaw on a ridge of the levee in…

View to a kill | BPW #39

After having a Sunday lunch at the Posthuys on Vlieland, we decided to start walking back to the village. The bus wasn’t due for another…

Bird Photography Weekly #38

One from the archives this week, as I haven’t been able to get any photos this weekend. Last year I saw this Water Thick-knee at…

Blue

I wonder if vervet monkeys get clogged sinusses too. He looks just like I feel at the moment. (haha) I took this photo last year,…

Bird Photography Weekly #37

Last Friday we went for a walk through the park and saw that the Egyptian goslings had hatched. I didn’t have my camera with me,…