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A Carmine Bee Eater riding the breeze on the banks of the Zambezi river at Kalizo in Namibia

Our Weekly Top 5 bird photographs

Each week we select the top 5 photographs submitted by you via our Facebook birding page, Africa Geographic Birds. So if you have any photos that you think have what is takes, please feel free to post them on our wall. Here are this week’s top 5. 1. A Spotted Eagle Owl in flight taken in Dullstroom, …

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Cape Eagle Owl

Our Weekly Top 5 bird photographs

Each week we select the top 5 photographs submitted by you via our Facebook birding page, Africa Geographic Birds. So if you have any photos that you think have what is takes, please feel free to post them on our wall. Here are this week’s top 5. 1. A Schalow’s Turaco taken in Tundavala, Angola. 2. Cape Eagle …

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Portrait of a Blue-bellied Roller

Our Weekly Top 5 bird photographs

Each week we are looking for the top 5 photographs submitted to us via our Facebook birding page, Africa Geographic Birds. So if you have any photos you think has what is takes, please feel free to post them on our wall. Here are this week’s top 5. 1. A Portrait of a Blue-bellied Roller. 2. …

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Rosey-face Lovebirds - Anja Denker

10 photos of Birds celebrating Valentine’s Day

Nothing says I love you like… 1. An affectionate greeting after a long time apart.   2. A peck on the bill.   3. Sharing a meal.   4. Dressing to impress   5. Whispering sweet nothings.   6. A sideways glance.   7. A little snuggle.   8. A back scratch…   9. Some …

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The 10 Most Remarkable Birds in Ghana

Here they are – the most interesting and sought-after birds in all of Ghana according to Africa Geographic travel director Christian Boix. For the opportunity to see these birds, join Africa Geographic’s unique birding expedition to Ghana. Enquire here.   1. White-necked Picathartes Bounds through the forest stealthily and effortlessly from one liana to the …

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Packing your book bag for safari

It’s not my intention to cause any safari guides to lose their jobs, but sometimes it`s just nice to be able to identify whatever creature (or plant) you come across for yourself. And unless you happen to have a photographic memory, coming up with the correct identities for what you come across in the bush …

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Eyes wide open

It is a well known fact that the two species of oxpecker that occur in southern Africa, the red-billed and the yellow-billed, both feed on parasites that live on or in some of the larger plant-eating mammals that they share habitat with. If you watch them really closely though, you may notice something a little …

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Fruits of my Labour

I was recently sent out to Savuti camp to lend a hand to the camp managers.  I used to be a camp manager but I much preferred guiding, and nothing has changed with that. I never found it too much fun listening to stories of all the things the guides and guests had seen each …

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