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.
Kammy Through Lavender. Bronze Mannikins Lemon Tree Seedlings Mikey and Millie. ”Snuggling” Bobbi and Virgil Bougainvillea Benji keeping a wary eye on Val Bobbi, Cindy keeping a few clients occupied while their cakes are being iced.
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
Pair of Hadeda Ibis. Hadeda Ibis are monogamous and mate for life. Love is ….. Pair of Laughing Doves Pair of Common Bulbuls. Like the Hadeda’s, Bulbuls are monogamous and generally mate for life. ”Give us a kiss, then.” Rock Pigeons. Black Collared Barbets. Another species that is monogamous during breeding. Thanks to Paula … More Pick a Word Photo Challenge – Connubial
White bellied sunbird having a wash this afternoon among one the recently watered lemon trees. 15/8/19 Ark