Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Tiny Wasp- Nairobi Kenya

A tiny wasp all of 8mm long explores the landscape of a leaf. The human eye can't see most of this detail- at least not my eyes! I often only discover what I've photographed later- on the computer screen.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Bushbuck- Gukururu River, Aberdares Range, Kenya

This Bushbuck stayed close to our camp by the Gikururu last weekend. What he REALLY wanted was salt- soluble minerals are scarce in this rainy environment.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Backyard Macros- Praying Mantis.

Safaris have been few and far between recently due to the extended and intense long rains we are experiencing here in Kenya, so I've been brushing up on my macro photography. A small Olympus 'Tough' TG-2 point-and-shoot camera has proven quite handy in getting up close and personal with insects.

This week I'll show you who's living in my back yard. It's a Monday Mantis to start with. Enjoy!

Friday, May 3, 2013

Oral Hygiene - Giraffe and Tickbird, Masai Mara Kenya

At times, Tickbirds can be an obvious nuisance to animals, but in most cases they are well tolerated for their efficient work in removing ticks- no matter where...