Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Lake Baringo- Kenya

Water levels continue to rise in all the Rift Valley lakes- including Baringo. This house on a small islet next to Kokwe Island will soon be uninhabitable.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Vervet Monkey- Naivasha Kenya

It certainly seems a life of leisure for this Vervet from 'Little Lake' just off Lake Naivasha (HERE). He's the dominant male of the troupe.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012

Yellow-Billed Stork- Lake Nakuru

Like the Ibis, the Yellow-Billed stork probes the muddy bottoms of shoreline shallows in freshwater lakes, feeding on whatever lives in such places- snails, worms, small fish etc.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Cape Buffalo- Nairobi Park, Kenya

A prize bull Cape Buffalo- not the sort of fellow you'd like to meet face-to-face when on foot in the bush. This one lives in the Nairobi Park.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Long-Tailed Widowbird, Lake Nakuru Kenya

The Long-Tailed Widowbird's courtship plumage proves particularly non-aerodynamic. Females are a quarter of the male's tail-inclusive length, are streaked brown & black & have no problems flying...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Masai Mara Grasslands- Kenya/Tanzania

This is what drives the annual Wildebeest migration- grass... and plenty of it! Photo taken in the western end of the Mara Triangle looking into Tanzania.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

African Darter Chicks- Lake Baringo Kenya

The 'uncommon' African Darter seems to be doing well in colonies along the flooded shoreline of Lake Baringo, as evidenced by these two chicks.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Collared Sunbird- Mt. Kenya

A jewel in the Bottle-Brush trees along the Burguret River off Mt. Kenya. Collared Sunbirds are vocal and  territorial. This is a male- the female has no iridescent green on the throat but is otherwise similarly coloured.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Crocodile- Lake Baringo Kenya

This croc was found lurking beneath cormorant and egret nests in the flooded treeline along Lane Baringo. The occasional floundering chick makes a small meal every so often.