BirdWeeklyPC-Birds-with-Long-Tails

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All my images for this challenge were captured

in South Africa and Botswana

in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

African Starling

 

African Harrier Hawk

 

Crested Barbet

 

Pied Kingfisher

 

Yellow Billed Hornbill

 

Lilac Breasted Roller

 

Crimson Breasted Shrike

Grey Go Away Bird

 

Magpie Shrike

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Cee’s-FFChallenge-Nature

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My Nature Post images were all captured in Africa.

A multitude of kingfisher hovering images…

 

…a much smaller window of opportunity

to capture the ‘Breakfast’ shot.

 

African, Lilac Breasted Roller

 

Waterbuck

 

Giraffe

Lioness, Limpy, mother of….

 

…Rosy and Nosy 🙂

 

 

With a 24/7 military guard operating on

a shoot first ask question later basis, the

Khama Rhino Sanctuary, is home…

 

…not only to rhinos,

but many other species of wildlife including

this Crimson Breasted Shrike.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Leaping

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jump or spring a long way,
to a great height,
or with great force.

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Impala

Kruger National Park

 

Blesbok Antelope

Kempton Park Game Lodge

Johannesburg

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Starlings in their summer clothes

 

Wattlebird

 

African Harrier Hawk

 

 

African Weaver

 

 

Nankeen Kestrel

 

Brown Hawk

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Lens-ArtistPC-151-Large-to-Small

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The Burj Khalifa is the largest subject

I have ever photographed.

Although a large elephant it barely makes

the medium category of my photos.

My smallest subject…a dung beetle.

 

Small, medium and large.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Large-to-Small

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Large-to-Small

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Large-to-Small

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Large-to-Small

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Lens-ArtistPC-150-Let’s-Get-Wild

 

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Images from South Africa and Botswana

Vulture at

Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

South Africa

 

Elephants

While we waited for the second vehicle

this hyena wandered past giving us

a sideways glance as it did.

 

Where we stop at a zebra crossing and

wait for zebras to cross the road.

Botswana’s Elephant Sands

waterhole

Warthog

Zebras…

….and again

African Wild Dog came into

our Okavango Camp

Quenching a thirst at

Elephant Sands

Okavango Delta

Leopard

Lekhubu Island sunrise

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:…Let’s-Get-Wild

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Let’s-Get-Wild

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Let’s-Get-Wild

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Let’s-Get-Wild

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Featuring birds from

Africa and Australia.

African Ground Hornbill

 

Ground Hornbill

Ground Hornbill

African Ground Hornbill

Egyptian Geese


Australian Galah

 

Pacific Gull

 

Australian Gannet

 

Cape Barren Geese and chick

 

Cape Barren Goose

 

Cape Barren Goose Chick

 

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Speed

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speed

the rate at which someone or something moves
or operates or is able to move or operate
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While I would prefer to be in a vehicle

when trying to outrun

an African elephant

which can move at a speed

of 40 kilometres per hour…

 

 

…it would need to be a speedy vehicle

to outrun a cheetah

which can attain speeds

of 80–130 kilometres an hour.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Typical

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typical

having the distinctive qualities of a particular
type of person or thing.

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African elephants have larger ears

than their Asian  cousin. 

They are, in fact, simply larger.

 

 

Age doesn’t matter all Labradors love

to eat, sleep and play.

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