Wishing everyone a Happy New Year – a year of tolerance, respect, and care for our planet.
Blood Moon, Johannesburg. South Africa 27th July, 2018
It is hard to describe our experience at the Madikwe Game Reserve up near Botswana – Rob and I have
Thanks once again to the very helpful and knowledgeable folk in the BirdLife South Africa Facebook Group, who within seconds
Once again, I had to call upon the distributed knowledge that resides in the heads of the many birders and
Why does a coot cross the road? To demonstrate its flair? Marievale, Nikon D500. Nikon 70-300mm. Processed in Lightroom and
We saw this Spotted thick-knee, otherwise known as a Dikkop, standing behind the car park at the Visitors Centre at
We were standing on the side of the road that bridges the vlei, looking up and looking out – not
You knew at once, didn’t you, that this was a female Amur falcon? Of course you did. Well, I didn’t,
Photographed at the Marievale Bird Sanctuary on Easter Friday. The nest was directly in front of the hide.
Evidently something of a rarity in these parts: a Grey-headed gull, photographed at Marievale on Easter Friday.
Marievale Bird Sanctuary is a small area of wetland, bounded by farms, distant dwellings, power pylons, a highway, about an