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  1. Hippopotamus


  2. african Water Rail

    african Water Rail

  3. Streaky seedeater

    Streaky seedeater

    Only occasionally in Tanzania do you get a lull in activity of all the bright and beautiful birds ... that allows you a moment to capture a more mundane species!
  4. Pink-backed pelican

    Pink-backed pelican

    On the pool in Ngorongoro crater.
  5. Rosy-breasted Longclaw

    Rosy-breasted Longclaw

    One of my most wanted birds of the trip ... I wasn't disappointed!
  6. Black Stork

    Black Stork

    Some wierd kind of thing going on with those neck feathers ... looks like it's trying to keep warm but I can assure you it wasn't cold!
  7. Lions mating

    Lions mating

    I was almost too embarassed to take the photo ... but very glad I did!
  8. Caracal!


    A change from bird photos today ... here are 3 cats that we saw in Tanzania, and this one is really special!
  9. Tawny eagle on hare

    Tawny eagle on hare

    Just pounced on a dead hare which had been abandoned by a caracal, which in turn had just been scared off by a lioness ... the food chain in action!
  10. Hildebrandt's Starling

    Hildebrandt's Starling

    Hildebrandt's Starling - pefectly posed to show off all the colours.
  11. Grey-crowned Crane

    Grey-crowned Crane

    Grey-crowned Crane, small flocks regularly seen, these were in Ngorongoro Crater.
  12. Black-bellied Bustard displaying

    Black-bellied Bustard displaying

    A territorial stand-off between two males
  13. Rufous-tailed Weaver

    Rufous-tailed Weaver

    A Tanzanian endemic
  14. Abyssinian Thrush

    Abyssinian Thrush

    Abyssinian Thrush - a very obliging individual
  15. Mountain Yellow Warbler

    Mountain Yellow Warbler

    Couldn't get a view of the whole bird without something in the way!
  16. Grey-backed Camaroptera

    Grey-backed Camaroptera

    Race: griseigula
  17. you saw someone there???

    you saw someone there???

    a couple of cordon bleu in ngorongoro, serengeti