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You’ll notice that this is from the Northern part of Botswana (the Okavango delta and the Chobe river are biotopes much more humid than the Kalahari desert, of course). Botswana, October 2011.
Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas, Chacal à chabraque) Botswana, October 2011.
White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata, Dendrocygne veuf) Botswana, October 2011.
Honestly, for this back-lit photograph of a grey heron, I am not sure which is the best result. I first tried with a color picture which is best to show the white aura of the hard sun. then I tried the same in black and white with a significant effort to select the right hues…
It has now become clear that anywhere I go on a photo trip (since Nepal a few years ago), I find the time to shoot the portrait of a few local dragonflies. This is an insect relatively easy to photograph because it is not very easily frightened and it will come back immediately to the…
Botswana, October 2011.
Tree squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi, Écureuil des bois) Botswana, October 2011.
African Darter (Anhinga rufa, Anhinga d’Afrique) Botswana, October 2011.