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In the blink of an eye

Paying attention to what’s happening when photographing wildlife can make or break a great photo opportunity. There are so many opportunities that can arise or disappear in the blink of an eye. I was photographing a Purple Heron at Intaka Island one morning. The… Continue Reading “In the blink of an eye”

Black & White

With all the controversy around the Rhino poaching situation in South Africa, I was very surprised at the amount of Rhino sightings on my first ever four day trip to Kruger National Park. While planning the trip I did not even expect to see… Continue Reading “Black & White”

Well spotted

Curiosity must be one of the most interesting characteristics of humans, even if the curiosity can lead us to danger. I took my first trip to West Coast National Park early in January 2016. I headed out early in order to catch the morning… Continue Reading “Well spotted”

Oh what splendour

One of the treats of a healthy wetland reserve is that there will most likely be a resident Kingfisher. Intaka Island in Century City provides such a treat as it has a resident pair of Malachite Kingfishers. To add to the beauty of these… Continue Reading “Oh what splendour”

Third time lucky

With a very healthy population of Mozambique Tilapia at Intaka Island, I’m always amazed that I’ve never seen these fat fish being scooped up by the Herons or the Raptors that pass through the wetland reserve. I made my way to the bird hide… Continue Reading “Third time lucky”

Road runner becomes road kill

Besides all the larger mammals and reptiles in the Kruger, many of the smaller animals and birds provide some sort of entertainment. Driving back from Lower Sabie to Skukuza rest camp before gate close at 18:00, my friend Anthony and I came across two… Continue Reading “Road runner becomes road kill”

An unpleasant sighting

After a couple of rainy days spent in the Kruger Park, I finally woke up to some sunshine on day four. Contrary to what I had expected, the rainy weather produced some very exciting game viewing! However, seeing blue skies and sunshine automatically changes… Continue Reading “An unpleasant sighting”

Skulls & Bones

Throughout Kruger you’ll see an abundance of life in all shapes, colours and sizes. If you look carefully enough you’ll also see evidence of the life that once was. I did not even imagine that I would come across so many skulls and bones… Continue Reading “Skulls & Bones”

A little patience pays off

Entering the Kruger Park for the first time can be an overwhelming experience. Even more so if you’ve grown up in the city. Sometimes you might notice certain animal behaviours, but only after a few sightings do you manage to make sense of their… Continue Reading “A little patience pays off”

Too close for comfort

There is no holiday quite like a bush holiday. Spending a holiday in South Africa’s iconic Kruger National Park, is a privilege and a dream come true. Kruger has the ability to present you with natures finest, wild moments. Some of these moments will… Continue Reading “Too close for comfort”