Snakebird

The “Snakebird” or African Darter (Anhinga rufa) carries this unusual name due to the way that it swims in the water (snake like). It swims very low in the water often only with the head and neck visible above the waterline. They are very good underwater swimmers and this is where they catch their prey, […]

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2 Days in Nairobi (Day 2)

OK, long time between blogs but been busy, busy, busy…… been travelling including Pakistan, no chance to go photographing birds though unfortunately! Karachi must hold the biggest population of Black Kite in the world. Literally thousands rise into the late afternoon skies. Anyway I digress this is a little account of my 2nd day in […]

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A day in the Cairngorms

I recently returned to the UK for a friend’s wedding. More specifically Glenborrodale Castle, Argyle, Scotland. We arrived there on 26th April. I have to say the 3 days in the Castle were wonderful, the weather miraculously was fabulous, clear blue skies each day but a little chilly, hospitality and food amazing. The weather was […]

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