Egyptian Geese in Amoseli National Park

The swamps of Amboseli attract many species of birds to the national park. In fact many of them are full time residents of the park. And one species found in large numbers at the water’s edge feeding on the fresh grass shoots is the Egyptian Goose. This time, we saw a flock of Goslings along […]

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Creative twist

This post is about colour. I am in between wildlife trips so I thought it would be interesting to play around with the colour in some of my wildlife images. Rather than change the colour of the subject, I wanted to see what effect it would create if I removed the background colour. Presumably, it […]

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A gallery of Chobe’s feathers

In this post I have chosen to let the images talk for themselves rather than tell stories. This post is a gallery and hope fully the images are enough. This gallery shows you the wonderful variety of birdlife you can see along the Chobe river. As I have mentioned in earlier posts on this trip, […]

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Bigfoot Sighting

A young African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus) demonstrates the advantages of being big footed in the flooded wetlands of the Okavango. Okavango Delta, Botswana. With Wilderness Safaris. Nikon D3s. Nikon 200-400mm – ISO 800 f4 @ 1/6000 sec – Lexar Media – © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net    

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Birding the Gambia

For birders on a budget, or perhaps nervous first-timers to Africa, the Gambia offers some of the best of the continent’s bird life without the expense of a safari. This tiny West African country is not only the closest Sub-Saharan African destination to the UK but is also served by numerous package companies offering budget […]

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Peru Photo Trip Report

At the end of August I headed down toPeruto lead two photo workshops into Manu National Park. Manu is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet and is home to more than 1000 species of birds. There are some truly spectacular species in this park and we saw and photographed many of […]

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Northern Territory Road trip (Part VII – Fogg Dam)

Fogg Dam is one of those places that you get excited about during the planning stage of your trip and it still ends up exceeding all of your expectations when you finally visit it. The dam was created to turn the surrounding area into rice paddies. The project that was later abandoned and now the […]

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Northern Territory Road trip (Part IV – Kakadu National Park)

Kakadu National Park is Australia’s true wildlife mecca. The most impressive feature of the park is the seasonal wetlands that change dramatically between the rainy and the dry seasons. April is the first month of the dry season, meaning that the flooding started to subside, though many areas accessible during the dry season are still […]

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