Category : Bird Photography

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.

Goshawk, Serengeti National Park

a Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates), perches atop a cactus in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.

Lilac-breasted roller.

Widely distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa and sometimes seen on the Arabian Peninsula as well, the lilac-breasted roller is a fairly common but beautiful species.

Egret, Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala

A solitary egret stands by the edge of Lake Peten Itza near the town of Flores, Guatemala.