iSimangaliso Eastern Park, South Africa, August 2015.
Santa Lucia / iSimangaliso park, South Africa, August 2015.
Western Barn Owl (Tyto alba, Chouette effraie des clochers) Santa Lucia / iSimangaliso park, South Africa, August 2015.
South Africa, Hluhluwe Park, August 2015.
Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus, Gypaète barbu) South Africa, Giant’s Castle Park. August 2015.
Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, Singe vervet). South Africa, Hluhluwe Park. August 2015.
Baboons running in the burnt hills. Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus ursinus, Babouin chacma) South Africa, Giant’s Castle Park August 2015.
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus, Vautour africain). South Africa, Giant’s Castle Park. August 2015.
Common Eland (Taurotragus oryx, Élan du Cap ou Éland du Cap). South Africa, Drakensberg. August 2015.
When arriving near Giant’s Castle, we could observe that wild fires are a significant issue handled by the local Fire Department in order to limit oerall risks. But, our drive was crossing the burning area.
As seen from the cliffs in Hermanus, South Africa. August 2015.
Hermanus, in South Africa, considers itself as the world capital of “whale watching from the coast”. Reading this on the Internet reeks of overblown marketing. You can easily imagine this applied to the back of a whale far on the horizon calling for the use of the biggest binoculars. Nothing would be more wrong! You…
A rhino mother and her calf as seen from the road in Hluwluwe Park, South Africa, August 2015.
Aren’t they punk guineafowls? Crested guineafowl (Guttera pucherani), Pintade de Pucheran Hluhluwe park, South Africa, August 2015.
Brown-hooded kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris), Martin-chasseur à tête brune Hluhluwe park, South Africa, August 2015.
Little bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Guêpier nain Hluhluwe park, South Africa, August 2015.
While you may be lucky enough to see whales from the sky like we did in August 2015, thanks to African Wings in Hermanus, the most common way to approach these huge mammals is taking a boat tour in a location where they are seen quite usually. Since whales are relatively common during Summer near…