Category : Bird Photography

Little Bee-Eater, Okavango Delta, Botswana.

The Little Bee Eater is one of the most colourful birds of the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Vantage point for Spoonbills, Okavango Delta, Botswana

The Okavango Delta, Botswana and 3 spoonbills find that the top branches of a tree make a good vantage point.

Reed Cormorant, Okavango Delta, Botswana

A cormorant perches over a waterway, Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Little Egret, Okavango Delta, Botswana

A Little Egret wading through the shallows of the Okavango Delta makes a beautiful split toned monochrome subject.

African Jacana, Okavango Delta, Botswana

The African Jacana is one of numerous bird species to be seen on the pools and lagoons of the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

Malachite Kingfisher

Malachite Kingfisher, Okavango Delta.

The beautiful Malachite Kingfisher can frequently be seen perched on and flying between, reeds at the water’s edge in the Okavango Delta.

Bird photography, approaching your subject

The bird settled for just a moment, I raised the camera to my eye without any sudden movement and got several frames before he/she lost interest and flew on.

Fischer’s Lovebird, Serengeti National Park

native to east-central Africa, south, and southeast of Lake Victoria in northern Tanzania the bird’s range varies with conditions, in drought years some birds move west into Rwanda, and Burundi seeking moister conditions.

Calling out to the morning

This photo was taken early morning whilst on safari in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and illustrates the value of looking over your shoulder when taking wildlife photos.