Watch the birdy

We have two species of Mousebird that visit, the almost ubiquitous Speckled and this one, the Red Faced. The latter rarely makes an appearance. So infrequent are their visits that this is only the second time in 18 years I’ve seen  one, let alone managed a photograph. Made for a very pleasent morning! Ark.

Bits n’ Bobs

Max the hen and Whitefoot the kitten share a moment. We have an Albino Pigeon, named ‘Buzz’ that was born on our property and even though he has left the nest, he does return from time to time. This rather fat fledgling made a recent appearance and we suspect it is the offspring of ‘Buzz’. … More Bits n’ Bobs

Bits and bobs

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

Birds, Bits n’ Bobs

Male White Bellied Sunbird on the Aloes Palm Moon Cindy and Virgil. Across the Valley Tiny False House Button Spider hanging on the fridge door. The blue lines are lines on a sheet of paper. Photo credit: Emily. Painted Lady Common Bulbul Pelargonium Fiscal Flycatcher   Flower Crab Spider and Bee. Hadeda Ibis. Autumn Hues … More Birds, Bits n’ Bobs