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.


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


Female with young.

White Rhino

Bathing in the heat of the day.

With Red billed Oxpeckers

Cape Buffalo

Young Giraffe.



This Zebra had escaped a Lion attack.

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


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

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