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Golden Hour Bateleur

The Bateleur is a medium-sized eagle with very distinctive plumage. The dark colours make them difficult to photograph in the harsh Kalahari light. However, if you find them during the “golden hour” of early morning or late afternoon, they glow … Continue reading

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Looking back

Three cheetahs were striding through the Kalahari veld, seemingly oblivious to our presence. Just before they disappeared over the ridge, I sneezed and they all turned around in unison to look at us.   These photos were taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park … Continue reading

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Martial Eagle with chick

The Martial Eagle is the largest eagle in Africa. It swoops down on its prey from high up in the sky, often killing its target in one blow with its massive talons and muscle mass. It reproduces every two years, raising only … Continue reading

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Lion Spotting

If you have read my post Take your camera to the bathroom (and other Kalahari safari tips), you will know that spotting any of the big cats in the Kalahari can be hard work.  It is all a matter of persistence and a … Continue reading

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