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The citizens of Cape Town (me included!) are very privileged to have an area like Park Island, which is part of the Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve, at…

There are two types of flamingo in existence:The ballerina-like Greater Flamingo, and the pinker Lesser Flamingo. The most common by far that can be seen here…

The southern fiscal or fiscal shrike ( Lanius collaris ) is a member of the shrike family found through most of Sub-Saharan Africa . It is also sometimes named…

General. The Arum Lily falls within the fynbos biome. It has various English common names including Lily of the Nile, Calla Lily and Easter Lily. In Afrikaans…

The Cape Weaver Bird: Is a stocky 17 cm long bird with streaked olive-brown upperparts and a long pointed conical bill. The breeding male has a yellow head and…

The V&A Waterfront Cape Town provides a variety of entertainment for the whole family from buskers, street entertainers and festivals or lively music at the…

The yellow-billed duck is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds ( AEWA ) applies. The southern…

'Male Yellow Bill Duck' Waiting for lunch whilst standing posing in front of the garden flowers 1/160s f/4.5 ISO400 75mm  PENTAX K-x

It is very frustrating keeping these beautiful birds still enough to get them into focus. 1/320s f/6.7 ISO400 200mm Camera Model: PENTAX K-x

My favourite photography is Black and White. I captured this at Noordhoek Beach at the end of last Summer 1/640s f/11.0 ISO100 135mm PENTAX K10D

At high tide at Blue bay Cape Town, I was setting up a shot of Table Mountain and was 'interrupted' by waves. I then reset the shot to focus on the wave. 1/500s…

Luckily I live in Marina Da Gama Cape Town. My small house backs onto the water and affords me opportunities to view the many birds which visit the waterways…
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