Monday, May 29, 2017

Mongoose & Puff Adder, Masai Mara Kenya

If there's one thing that gets a group Banded Mongooses excited, it's a big 'ol Puff Adder. This was a stand-off in the Mara. The snake didn't strike & the dozen or so Mongooses kept juuuuuust out of reach.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Saddle-billed Stork, Masai Mara Kenya

A Saddle-Billed Stork. One of the larger birds to seen stalking the veldt or wading in swamps. Male and female are are virtually identical- this is a female as evidenced by it's bright yellow eyes (male eyes are brown).

Friday, May 12, 2017

Lilac-breasted Roller, Masai Mara Kenya

A Lilac-breasted Roller from the Mara. This species in the Mara is unusually nonchalant & normally allows vehicles to approach to within a few meters.

Monday, May 8, 2017