Green Woodhoopoe. Acacia Tree. Back Garden. 8/8/20 Ark.
Cindy. Dog day afternoon … in winter. Long range shot of an African Harrier Hawk (Gymnogene). Max among the geraniums. The next door neighbours recently acquired two (formally) feral kittens ( for their young son, apparently) – the wife works at the zoo so although not confirmed yet we presume this was where they came … More Bits and bobs
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.
Cape Gooseberries picked from the garden this afternoon. Destined for a pie on Sunday. A prickly encounter? Virgil from last year. Black Collared Barbet. Plain Wedding cake. Went out last week. Ark.
Female Cardinal Woodpecker. 6/7/20 Weaver. Day Lily Stone Cherub – front garden. Hillbrow Tower Ark.
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Amegilla Bee. Ark.
Mané calculating the odds of a positive outcome with a Hadeda Ibis. 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