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…

Vulture Picnic

Lappet-faced Vultures, White-backed Vultures and Marabou Stork on a kill in the Kruger National Park. It was quite far away, we couldn’t see what they…

De Schorren

De Schorren

De Schorren, Texel. One of the richest bird areas of Texel is the salt marsh area de Schorren. It is a flood refuge for many…

Bee-eater

Bee-eater

I finally managed to tick Bee-eater in Europe. Spotted at the salt pans of Kalloni on Lesvos. These two pics were made in South Africa.…

Little fisherman

This little egret spent hours fishing in the surf. I’m sorting through my holiday photos at the moment – and unpacking and washing. More photos…

Immature White-headed Vulture | Skywatch #50

Immature White-headed Vulture (and not a Lappet-faced) is on (sky)watch today. Thanks Andr├ę ­čÖé Andr├ę works for EWT, the Endangered Wildlife Trust in South Africa…

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…

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,…

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…

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 Sylkaj├║t at the Lauwersmeer. Check for cool bird pix.