Friday, March 3, 2017
03/03/2017 Back home, no daily photos but a few of our trip to Johannesburg and on to Botswana and Zambia.
Maximum temperature 19C, minimum 7C. 65km/h SW wind. 60 mm of rain while we were away and high winds that have blown the covers of the wood pile, also the compost bins seem to have taken flight over the hedge!
28/01/17 Male African Black Masked Weaver bird (Ploceus melanocephalus) making his nest for the female.
31/01/17 Our friends Ginger Abyssinian cat Mika. Amazing eyes!
02/02/17 It is not a stick insect at all as I thought, but a short-horned grasshopper of the Acrididae family. There are 356 species in this family but unfortunately not all of them have been given scientific names yet. Thanks Joan.
03/02/17 Zebra - Botswana.
04/02/17 Black Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) Botswana
05/02/17 Sunset on the Chobe river - Botswana.
06/02/17 Victoria falls as seen from the Zambian side.
07/02/17 Puku (Kobus vardonii) - Chobe Botswana.
08/02/17 Elephant close to our accommodation at Elephants Sands Botswana.