When the weather is dry and I spray the lemon trees while watering the garden, the sunbirds like nothing more than to flit in and out the branches cleaning the dust from their feathers and taking a drink at the same time. Male White Bellied Sunbird. 18/7/2020 Ark
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
Bronze Mannikins. Parent and Chicks. Ark
An excited call from my son had me grabbing my camera. Gymnogene or African Harrier Hawk. What a treat this was! Photographed atop one of the trees across the road. Some of you may remember me posting a couple of shots of one of these magnificent raptors being harried by a Pied Crow a while … More Watch the Birdy
Hadeda Ibis. 14/6/2020 Ark
‘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.
Fiscal Flycatcher Juvenile Amethyst Sunbird. Olive Thrush. Photographed yesterday and today. Ark
Greater Striped Swallow – Cecropis cucullata Photographed this morning. 11/03/2020 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 …