BIRDING AROUND THE WORLD
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Brown Pelican shelter in the harbour at Lima. Like background of the coloured houses and the last bird twisting his neck
I was on a vineyard tour in the Stellenbosch area when I spotted a group of birds feeding on the raised lawn giving the ideal angle for a good low shot......
Being pressured by a screaming wife in a nest not far away this male was struggling to get the African Hare into the air.
Amused myself sitting on the beach by trying to get photos of the feeding terns - most went in the bin......
The gardens of our hotel in Margate had a good selection of birds visiting it daily - Mousebirds were regular.
Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes.The lake's abundance of algae attracts the vast quantity of flamingos that famously line the shore. Other birds also flourish in the area, as do warthogs, baboons and other large mammals.
I have been to South Africa on a number of occasions and this was one of the birds I was looking to photograph.
This post, one of the few to be found on the Serengiti proved to be quite popular with the local bird as one left another arrived
South Africa - you just never know when a good opportunity will arise. This shot taken in a garden centre which had a colony of Weavers nesting