Watch the Birdy

Dark Capped Bulbul. Photographed this afternoon. Slowly getting to grips with the  Sony camera. The zoom lens is quite something, let me tell you. This bird was  among the uppermost branches of the neighbour’s  extremely overgrown privet about 15 feet above me. A few of the birds seem aware of my unsteady hand and are … More Watch the Birdy

Did you hear?

  Did you hear? About what? You know! Can’t say that I do. What’s going on? Apparently it’s all over the news! What is? You mean you don’t know? Well I did hear something, but I’m not sure if it’s true. It’s true! Not that I’m particularly interested. I’ll stick with apple if it’s all … More Did you hear?

Incy Wincy Spider: Warning!!! Not for the faint-hearted.

Saturday 22th: 1130hrs. The Brown Button Spider is probably one of only  two or possibly three medically significant spiders found in South Africa. When I say medically significant I mean potentially dangerous. But while a great many people never think twice about climbing into a car without considering the brakes, or their seatbelt, the mention … More Incy Wincy Spider: Warning!!! Not for the faint-hearted.

Leading you up the garden path: Stink Bug.

Stink Bug.   Eggs laid on the underside of Jasmine Leaf.   Photographed a couple of days ago. Ark Scientific Name Nezara viridula (Linnaeus) Common Names: Southern green stink bug; Description:  Adults have the typical, shield-shaped body of „true bugs“. They are 12-14 mm (0.47 – 0.55 inch) in length and about 7-8 mm (0.75 … More Leading you up the garden path: Stink Bug.