I often have unusual birds visit my garden, however, I was surprised to see this African Harrier-hawk hover for few seconds and then come to rest on the frond of a tall palm. They enjoy the fruit of the palm and scratch in the crevices for eggs and other tasty morsels. They are great climbers,... Continue Reading →
Nature’s Cleaners: Vulture and Hyena
Vultures and hyenas do nature a great service.
The Zany Zebra
These creatures were created for freedom; to run wild! And only from a distance, to be admired.
The Endearing Steenbok.
The Steenbok is probably the cutest little buck you will see in the Kruger National Park.
Once Upon A Leaf
I am in awe of leaves. They are perfect for abstract photography. I'm usually thinking 'leaf planet' when I photograph them. Hence, the poem, 'Once Upon a Leaf'. ONCE UPON A LEAF. How curious can I possibly be? To envision a day upon a leaf. A Tom Thumb I would need to be! To... Continue Reading →
Fascinating to photograph. The Dragonfly.
There is nothing as fascinating to photograph than the dragonfly. First there is the exciting moment when you spot one, usually near water, but I also find them hovering in my garden on a favorite plant. Once they find a plant they like, they will usually be there for a while. Now, I run for... Continue Reading →
I first discovered these unusual creatures on a lovely summer day. It was a hot day, and I had the sensation on water been dripped onto my skin, as if someone was flicking their wet fingers at me. The coolness of the drips was quite refreshing, and as I am not one to ignore anything... Continue Reading →
Spotted bush snakes are regular visitors to my garden. I am not a snake lover, but these snakes are quite harmless. If I was ever asked what my favorite snake is, I would say the spotted bush snake. They are slender snakes, and reach a length of one metre. They hunt gecko and frogs and... Continue Reading →