BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS WITH WHITE FEATHERS

Fiscal Shrike. Migrating White Storks Ciconia ciconia high above our property. Breeds in parts of Eurasia and North Africa, heading south in the non-breeding season to sub-Saharan Africa. In southern Africa, it is common to abundant in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa, largely excluding the arid Karoo. It has a small breeding population … More BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS WITH WHITE FEATHERS

Birds Weekly:#34. Birds (beginning) with the letter “D” in their name.

I cheated a little with the theme. Dikkop – or Spotted thick knee A rare visitor to our garden – we rescued a chick with a broken leg some time ago while walking the dogs. When they do pitch up it is at night – they are nocturnal –  and they are more likely to … More Birds Weekly:#34. Birds (beginning) with the letter “D” in their name.

BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS IN OR NEAR THE WATER OR SNOW

Living in the middle of suburbia, and 600 kms from the beach, water birds of any description are few and far between. However …. as we have a large koi pond occasionally we will get a visit from certain interested parties. Reed Cormorant, perching on the wooden beam overlooking the pond. We’ve had two visits … More BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS IN OR NEAR THE WATER OR SNOW