Nov 202017
Lilac-breasted Roller in Amboseli National Park

After several safaris into the Amboseli National Park, we were yet to see anyAfrican Lion. And our driver-guide wanted to make one last attempt to search for them on one of our game drives. We started off on a good note with the sighting of yet another African Elephant, this time with a suckling calf. […]

Apr 212017
Photos from the Krüger National Park

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 […]

Dec 032015
Climate change already forcing world's birds towards poles, says report

The world’s birds have begun flocking towards the earth’s north and south poles and upwards to higher ground as climate change begins to transform their habitats, a new report has found. One quarter of 570 bird species studied globally have been affected negatively by climate change, while 13% have responded positively, says the study by […]

Dec 122013
A Flash of Color

A Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudata) displays the amazing variety of colors in his plumage. Okavango Delta, Botswana. With Wilderness Safaris. Nikon D3s. Nikon 200-400mm. ISO 800 f5.6 @ 1/4000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen

Nov 192012
Kgalagadi: September 2009 (Part 5)

We were spending two nights in this camp – the Kalahari Tented Camp. This is the view from our verandah that night: And this is the view from the braai (“braai” is a South African word for “barbeque”). Over the ridge/dune you see in these photos lies Namibia. After the really long drive of the […]