This week’s photo challenge is on the topic of lunch. Since my own lunches are rather boring, I thought I’d show you this photo instead. To join in the fun go to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime.
The closest to a kiss two birds with scimitar-like beaks can get. This photo was taken at sunset (hence the orange/pink glow) on Valentine’s Day 2011. The birds are Hadeda Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash). To join in the fun go to Weekly Photo Challenge: Kiss
This is essentially a “best of the last eighteen months” post i.e. since my last post of this kind (See: 7 Links: A Peek Into My Archives). So if like me, you were too busy to keep up with your blog reading this year, have a look and see what you missed. Or if you’ve only […]
My recently acquired hobbies of blogging and photography have made me far more aware and curious about what is going on around me. Especially in our garden and out on our walks. About a month ago I saw a “new” bird in our garden. By “new”, I of course mean that it was one I […]
Have you voted for Caption This #8 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! Okay, I realize that this is probably not going to be a big deal to most of you, but maybe a few of the bird lovers out there will find my news interesting. Last year […]
Have you voted for Caption This #7 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: This is a difficult one to caption, but give it a go anyway. I’ve noticed that some of the best captions are submitted for the most difficult photos. This male ostrich was running […]
Have you voted for Caption This #6 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: At the Grootkolk wilderness camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. During a quieter period at the water bowl, the little bird below decided to take a bath, and then sat grooming itself. I originally captioned […]