Predators and Scavengers

Two new images have been added to the gallery this evening. The Martial Eagle was spotted by my girlfriend as I was driving us along a dirt track which ran adjacent to one of the tributaries of the Sabie River in our entirely inadequate little hire car! It had clearly recently fed on some reptilian prey and we were able to observe it for a good 15 minutes or so. The White-backed Vultures were a much more common sight around South Africa, and we even managed to find some roosting at night by spotlight.

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Storks, Dippers and Long-eared Owls

Today's updates to the gallery: First up is juvenile White-throated Dipper, not long fledged from its nest in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Another recent introduction to the world is the juvenile Long-eared Owl, hatched from the Cambridgeshire Fens. Finally an adult White Stork seen in flight over agricultural land ... Read more

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Elephants and Nightjars

Today's additions to the wildlife gallery - First up is a pair of European Nightjars photographed in the Forest of Dean. I'm already missing these birds and look forward to their return in 2020. Next is a female African Elephant with calf, found near the Sweni River in South Africa. ... Read more