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  • Double-Banded Sandgrouse, Maurice Randall

    Circles within Circles


    As this male Double-Banded Sandgrouse looked up at me, it felt like it was trying on some hypnosis trick. It’s eyes circles, it feathers circles and its body circular.

    Sitting watching this pair I could but help thinking about how their monogamous family relationship was like, doing everything together, wherever they were in the National Park.

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  • Eggshell in Vogue, Maurice Randall

    Eggshell in Vogue


    If there one bird that looked like an eggshell, this would be it. The Female Double-Banded Sandgrouse. Mating for life, her and her spouse look for small seeds throughout the day, often with some family in tow, and at night, they head to the water. Always by each others side.

    But this is one bird to show off the seasons best dress I think. Perfectly camouflaged against the rough terrain and almost invisible in the long grass.

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  • How's This?, Maurice Randall

    How’s This?


    The Kudu has long legs and huge ears that, just like a trumpet in reverse, allows this antelope to pick up the smallest of sounds.

    Very shy, they often hide in the bush, almost undetected as they blend in with the surroundings so well. The male has huge antlers which look very impressive and a little white beard.

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  • Hammerkop, Maurice Randall

    I Love You Darling


    I think this is the ultimate caress. One Hammerkop affectionately caring for a his partner. How amazingly expressive and wonderful to see.

    The Hammerkop is normally found near water, fishing, but this fine morning a gentle wake up and a cuddle were called for.

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  • I See You - Maurice Randall

    I See You


    The African Fish Eagle is such an iconic sight for Africa. Sitting in the tree, surveying all that goes before it. A huge raptor weighing over 2kg, with specially adapted toes for gripping slippery objects – fish!

    When I spotted this one, it was over looking a dam, early in the morning and it still had it’s ‘bed head’ on.

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  • Yellow Billed Hornbill - National Parks Guy

    Road to Nowhere


    The Yellow Billed Hornbill is a Medium sized bird, often seen near roads and water courses. It feeds on seeds and small insects and spiders.

    Revered by some tribes to be a Sacred Being it is here on the Road to Nowhere.

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  • Dark Chanting Goshawk, Maurice Randall

    Rude Awkening


    This Goshawk has really turned out for the party. Lovely orange stockings and matching mask!

    The Dark Chanting Goshawk as the name suggests makes a few sounds, mainly around breeding time.

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