The abundance of water bodies makes Amboseli National Park a birding paradise. And this particular morning safari was all about birds for us. This was one of the rare instances when an African Fish Eagle let us get a little closer and made it as the feature subject of this post. […]
The Kruger National Park is the largest and most famous wildlife reserve in Southern Africa with a staggering diversity of wildlife and plant species all encompassed by beautiful unspoilt scenery. The Park has eleven different entrances, nine of which are on its South African border and two on its Mozambique Border that allow for easy […]
Birds are the planet’s superheroes, built for survival. The ice of Antarctica doesn’t faze them. Nor does the heat of the tropics. They thrive in the desert, in swamps, on the open ocean, on sheer rock faces, on treeless tundra, atop airless mountaintops, and burrowed into barren soil. Some fly nonstop for days on end. […]
There are many amazing birds of prey in Africa, but there is one that is undoubtedly the “king of the African sky” due to its beauty, splendour and hauntingly evocative, distinctive call. I am talking about the African Fish Eagle, of course. During our recent Wild Eye photographic safari on the Chobe river that lies […]
There are few birds in Africa that evoke more in us than the African Fish Eagle. It has been my favourite raptor for years, and their haunting calls along Africa’s waterways are an amazing reminder of the privilege we have to be on safari. One of the best places to see and photograph them is […]
An African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) skillfully captures an utaka fish at the edge of a rocky island on Lake Malawi. Some people say that the call of the Fish Eagle is the call of Africa… Lake Malawi, Malawi. Nikon D3. Nikon 200-400 mm. ISO 800. f 4. @ 1/4000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana […]
Our January trip to Senegal went extremely well and as a keen photographer I always come back from any tour with lots of images. This time in Africa the choice and variety of subjects was mind-blowing and as well as my beloved birds, the mammals, insects plants, people and vivid scenes of this colourful country […]
An African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) makes a heavy inflight correction in order to successfully snatch a fish from the Kafue River. Kafue River, Kafue National Park, Zambia – with Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris and Lufupa River Camp Nikon D3s. Nikon 200-400 mm. ISO 800. f 4 @ 1/8000 sec. Lexar Media.