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
Juvenile (non breeding) Cape Weaver on Lavender. Amethyst Sunbird (female) in coral tree Streaky Headed Seedeater. September ’19 Ark.
Common Bulbul. Sunday 15 Sep. Ark.
Black Collared Barbet. 15/9/19 14:25 An infrequent but always welcome visitor to the Ark’s spot. It is found in throughout Sub Saharan Africa.
White Bellied Sunbird Female Amethyst Sunbird. Male Masked Cape Weaver Cape Sparrow and Laughing Dove. Crested Barbet 10/9/19 Ark
”Chest out, shoulders back.” Olive Thrush – Back Garden 4/9/19 Ark.
Tawny Flanked Prinia – Back Garden 2/9/19 Amethyst Sunbird (Female) on Coral Tree. Back Garden 2/9/19 Ark
White bellied sunbird having a wash this afternoon among one the recently watered lemon trees. 15/8/19 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.
The African olive pigeon or Rameron pigeon (Columba arquatrix) 26/7/19 Bird of the Day @ Granny shot it.