Under the Sea…

A couple of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) playfully approach and investigate me off the coast of Rocktail Bay, South Africa. Maputaland Marine Reserve, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa. Nikon D3s. Nikon 28-300 mm. ISO 800. f8 @ 1/500 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari with Rocktail Beach Camp

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The Right Stuff…

The Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) has made a strong recovery since it’s initial protection from hunting in 1935. The population dropped sharply in the 1960s due to heavy illegal poaching (wiping out nearly half of its remaining numbers) but since that was stopped the population has exhibited a healthy upward trend. From an estimated […]

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Karoo Prinia

I can remember in vivid detail this particular bird. I had spent the afternoon at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town and had enjoyed a glorious hour late in the afternoon photographing Orange Breasted Sunbirds that were absolutely stunningly gorgeous. As the day turned to evening, the light became absolutely perfect. We had made our […]

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