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south africa

  1. Falsebay Dawn

    Falsebay Dawn

    Dawn,Falsebay from Simonstown.
  2. Blouberg Sunset

    Blouberg Sunset

  3. Grey-headed Gull

    Grey-headed Gull

  4. Scaly-feathered Finch

    Scaly-feathered Finch

  5. Rufous-naped Lark

    Rufous-naped Lark

  6. Striped Kingfisher with a Creepy Meal

    Striped Kingfisher with a Creepy Meal

    Striped kingfisher with a creepy crawley meal
  7. Pin-tailed whydah (juv.)

    Pin-tailed whydah (juv.)

    Took this Juv foraging in a large mixed flock in Umfolozi game reserve south Africa
  8. African Quailfinch

    African Quailfinch

    Male. This bird is very small - about 9cm. I am very proud of this picture, had to wait quite a while for it to get close enough to capture a few shots, and it was very cold (for us here in South Africa) -about 0 degs C, just after sunrise, he was still in the shadows.
  9. Southern Grey-headed Sparrow

    Southern Grey-headed Sparrow

  10. Baby African Elephant

    Baby African Elephant

    Baby elephant following its mother to the river.
  11. Woodland Kingfisher

    Woodland Kingfisher

    Woodland Kingfishers are a rather common visitor to southern Africa during our summer. There loud, shrill call makes this bird easy to find
  12. Black Heron

    Black Heron

    Seen in its typical hunting fashion, where shade is created to lure fish to the shade where they are then preyed upon.
  13. Giant Kingfisher

    Giant Kingfisher

    This Giant Kingfisher was quite relaxed to sit on a bridge railing, from where it could dive bomb any unsuspecting fish swimming below.
  14. Lizard Buzzard

    Lizard Buzzard

    African Trip. I took this one whilst in Ndumu, a little gem of a reserve tucked away far up into the far north of Kwazulu Natal.
  15. Lizard Buzzard

    Lizard Buzzard

    This Male Lizard Buzzard looks quite pityful in his expression as he continuously calls for his mate.
  16. Common Stonechat

    Common Stonechat

    Common Stonechat perching in anticipation of the first sun rays.
  17. Evening clouds

    Evening clouds

    The sunsets were spectacular at Spioenkop, the colours were endlessly changing and I froze this few seconds of glory.