A dragonfly perching on our washing line. I think this species is known as the common tigertail, obviously because of the yellow and black markings on its rear part. It is part of the family of clubtail dragonflies.
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It’s the middle of the dry season, and the birds in our garden are craving for some moisture. The dark-capped bulbuls are especially happy with our birdbath. Several times a day they come and try how many of them fit in. I think we’ll have to start calling it a bulbul bath…
The turaco is a fruit-eating bird from southern Africa. Green turaco’s such as the one on this photograph come in different types, distinguishable by their crests. Where we live, Shalow’s turaco, with its long, even floppy, crest can be found. It’s a shy bird that is more often heard than seen. But to my delight this turaco has made our birdbath a daily stop for some water. What a joy!
A creative take on a photo of two zebras fighting each other in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.
The cool winter season is an ideal time to see these small and shy antelopes. We encountered this male steenbok in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa.
The lilac-breasted roller – always in his Sunday suit!
Photo taken in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
A female leopard in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa