Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

3/4 Moon

Something a bit different today.... a 'day moon', apparently seen only when the sun and moon gods are on good terms. :-)

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Grey Heron, Masai Mara Kenya

Grey Herons are common local residents throughout East Africa- from the coast through soda lakes. They feed on fish, frogs, snakes and insects as well as any small mammals that might be available.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Elephant Trunk Detail

The elephant's trunk contains over 40,000 muscles, divided into as many as 150,000 individual units! Compare that to the human body, which contains a paltry 639 muscles, and you start to get an idea how intricate the appendage is. (realclearscience.com)

Monday, October 10, 2016

African Hoopoe, Kenya

An African Hoopoe, Mt. Kenya.  In the '70s these birds were common around Nairobi. Now, for some unknown reason, they are quite rare.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Lake Naivasha, Kenya

A view from the SW end of Lake Naivasha over Lake Oloiden, the small (sometimes connected) adjacent body of water.