I decided to post my favourite
African bird images this week.
The African Harrier Hawk had posed
long enough for us and was off.
I believe this to be
Northern White Crowned Shrike.
Sausage Tree Safari Camp,
A Red Breasted Weaver
entertaining the breakfast crowd at
I’m not sure if it lost purchase on the thorns or not.
However, one second it was hanging from the thorns ,
the next, plummeting groundwards.
Whatever the reason, I managed
to capture one frame of
its headlong dive.
As much as I would love to be able to
take some portraits/people shots
I prefer nature, landscapes.
At least nature, landscapes cannot
critique one’s work or object
to it being displayed.
The best image after waiting,
in near sub-zero temperatures,
for a heavy fog to clear.
Northern White Crowned Shrike
Sighted in South Africa, 2013.
One of my all time favourite images