Boar & Bee-eaters

This European Bee-eater was hunting from this perch on the roadside near Tshokwane, South Africa, so this image was opportunistically photographed from the car window. The Wild Boar piglets were photographed a lot closer to home, here in the Forest of Dean. Both images have been added to the wildlife gallery this evening.

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Buffaloes and Barbets

Two more additions to the wildlife gallery... firstly is a Crested Barbet on the upper slopes of the Olifants River Valley in South Africa. Staying in Africa, the Cape Buffalo pictured was one of a herd encountered slightly east of the Phalaborwa gate to the Kruger National Park. This was ... Read more

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Sloth Bear

One addition to the gallery today. This Sloth Bear emerged from the jungle just as the light was starting to fade. It's a species I didn't feel too optimistic about seeing when planning the trip, but I got very lucky during my first week. This was the one and only ... Read more