Grey Heron. Spotted Eagle Owl Green Woodhoopoe African Woodhoopoe Cape Glossy Starling White Bellied Sunbird. Greater Striped Swallow. Greater Double Collared Sunbird Ark.
Bronze Mannikins. Mother and Child. Fiscal Flycatcher. Male +Juvenile male Southern Grey Headed Sparrow Speckled Mousebird Grey Lourie
‘Pigeon Pals’ Rock Pigeon ( red mask) and Laughing Dove. 13/5/20 Juvenile Male Amethyst Sunbird 12/5/20 Female Weaver in Fir Tree. Green Woodhoopoe. Adult Female Amethyst Sunbird. 13/5/20 Ark.
Walking the dogs yesterday afternoon we came across a Spotted thick-knee, also know locally as a Dikkop, marching up and down on a piece of open land close to the road looking quite agitated. A few metres further along it became apparent why. Lying on a patch of scrub was it’s fledgling. At first we … More International Rescue! A bird in the hand …
If one swallow does not a summer make … How about two? With apologies to Aristotle. Barn Swallows photographed this afternoon. Ark.
African Hoopoe Alerted by the distinctive ‘whoop whoop’ call I grabbed the camera from my desk and walked smartly to the Wattle tree in the back garden where this gorgeous visitor had popped by for a few moments. Ark
Common Bulbul. Sunday 15 Sep. Ark.
White Bellied Sunbird Female Amethyst Sunbird. Male Masked Cape Weaver Cape Sparrow and Laughing Dove. Crested Barbet 10/9/19 Ark
The sunbirds have been scarce this year, or I have not been as vigilant. Here’s a shot from a while back. White Breasted Sunbird in the Coral Tree. Ark.
Laughing Dove 25/7/19 Bird of the Day
Cape Wagtail. Once a regular but now an infrequent visitor. In fact, I have only photographed it twice before, so while not a spectacular bird a real treat to see it all the same. Ark. Check out Bird of the Day over at Granny Shot It
Pied Crow Ark Bird of the Day