Rare species

Cat on the roof

As we sat watching her, one of her young cubs approached us in a manner that indicated he had an unusual fascination with the vehicle.

Always Something New

Always Something New

I am amazed that, even though I have been in the bush for over twenty five years, I am often surprised by new sightings and experiences. In June I was on safari …..

An unusual hyaenid

An unusual hyaenid

While driving in the late afternoon from a camp just inside the woodland on the edge of the Serengeti Plains to a fly camp…

Search for the shoebill

Search for the shoebill

The shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) is a somewhat enigmatic large stork-like bird that is found in swamps between Sudan and Zambia in Africa. While the…

Wildlife weekend

Wildlife weekend

It is astonishing what you can see in the equivalent of a weekend! I was on safari for three nights – really two full…