Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Sunset at Sandele, Kartong

Northern Carmine Bee-eater

African Hobby

Juvenile female panicking with a fish

Blackcap Babblers

Eurasian Black Kite

African Hoopoe. Pale mantle and large white blocks in secondaries identify it as senegalensis.

Red-billed Firefinch family

Four-banded Sandgrouse (female)

Melodious Warbler 

Northern Crombec. Tiny Nuthatch like bird that rarely sits still.

Wasp nest

Pink-backed and White Pelicans on a roadside pool. 

If I had the choice of either climbing this tree or being eaten by Lions I would choose the Lions. 

Tree Pipits wintering in a Cashew Nut plantation.

Cashew Nuts

Sunrise at Kaolack, Senegal. 

African Swallow-tailed Kite. 

Presumably the lack of black carpals is age related?

Lesser Kestrels coming into roost

African Swallow-tailed Kite

The Kaolack pot holes claim another victim

Ground nut lorry. You can see why we have certain rules in the UK.