Saturday, March 4, 2017

04/03/2017 More of our past month's adventure.

Maximum temperature 11C, minimum 4C.  45km/h NW wind. 23 mm of rain overnight.
10/02/17 Moth: Cream-striped owl (Cyligramma latona). North-West Province of South Africa.

10/02/17 Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis).  The rarer black springbok is caused by selective breeding on some ranches.  Leopard Park, North-West Province of South Africa. 

14/02/17 Hermit Crab (Dardanus calidusSouth Coast, Leisure Bay.

14/02/17 Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) South Coast, Leisure Bay.

17/02/17 Giraffe.  KwaZulu-Natal.

17/02/17 Long-tailed Blue (Lampides boeticus).  KwaZulu-Natal.

17/02/17 Southern Red Bishop bird (Euplectes orix). KwaZulu-Natal.

17/02/17 Sunbird on its nest in Natal.  
Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird. (Nectarinia chalybea). The eggs have now hatched and babies being fed regularly.

8 comments:

  1. Hi Diane, I have missed you and am so happy to see your beautiful photos! Thank you so much for sharing, and I hope you are doing well. Hugs. :)

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    1. Thanks Linda, all is well here and hope the same goes for you. Hugs Diane

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  2. Must have been a bit of a homecoming of sorts for you.

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    1. After living there for 50 years it was certainly like going home and we have so many friends there. Part of me will never leave Africa! Diane

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  3. Hi Diane, so good to have you back. Been thinking of you. Love all the critters' photos. Looking forward to more photos of your travel.

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    1. So many photos and it is going to take me a while to sort them ll out!! Glad you like what I have taken so far! Diane

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  4. what pleasant treat to eyes.
    you are amazing with such capturing dear!

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    1. Glad you enjoyed the photos. Diane

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