Sunday, 11 February 2018

Sabie Park & Kruger National Park



I arrived back home on 26th January. It was nice to be back & just relax a little bit. I had been on the move for a while. I spent the next few days birding around Sabie Park & not doing a great deal. it is nice sometimes to do nothing!

On my land!








That tail is a bit of a weapon!



Male Nyala.
There are still six inside Sabie Park.

That is my fence!

Black Stork on the river.


Hadada Ibis

Steppe Buzzard

Crested Francolin


Crowned Hornbill

European Roller

Brown headed Kingfisher


Woodland Kingfisher


European Bee-eater


Burchell's Coucal

Red billed Helmetshrike


Red backed Shrike, male.


Female


Spotted Flycatcher




Flat backed Tortoise under my carport!


Nkumbe viewpoint: the whole park is very dry.


Orpen Dam, virtually dry.


Ludmag Dam


The only water is in the Sabie River


Elephant


Female with young.






White Rhino


Bathing in the heat of the day.


With Red billed Oxpeckers


Cape Buffalo






Young Giraffe.




Waterbuck


Impala.


This Zebra had escaped a Lion attack.


It probably won't survive, because it was limping
 in the rear left leg.




Lion








Martial Eagle


Tawny Eagle












Southern Ground Hornbill


Endangered these days.




African Grey Hornbill


Long tailed Shrike


Red backed Shrike




The end of another day in Africa.


Ian, Sharon & myself.

Overlooking the Sabie River.

At the picnic site in Sabie Park.

With Stoffel, our trusty transport.


Breakfast at the golf club.


Silently lurking!


Reed Cormorant
Grey & Squacco Herons.


Grey Heron
Squacco Heron









Green backed Heron








Male Knob billed Duck


White faced Whistling Duck









African Jacana
Immature Black Crake


Water Dikkop


Pied Kingfisher


Woodland Kingfisher