Botswana and Namibia-incl Moremi,Savuti,Chobe,Mahango,Etosha and Sossusvlei—-April 2016 Kubu Island Kubu Island Giant Baobabs. More! Kubu Island-Botswana Flying over the Okavango swamps. Ellis below. Ellies. The swamps. Glorious colours. The Swamps. The swamps. The Swamps. Stretching into infinity. The swamps. More…. Wonderful vistas. More… Hippos. swamp waterholes. Battaleur Eagle. Tawny eagle. Spurwing geese. Egrets. Lechwe. Lilac breasted Roller. Blacksmith plover Gray Lourie. Lilac breasted roller Ditto Buffalo and Zebra and wilderbeest African Jacanas Pied Kingfisher. Egyptian goose. White face whistling ducks. warthog running into me Sudden awareness. Sleeping Lion. Baobab tree. Spoonbill. Baobab. Letchwe Kubu Island. Lion. Boabab vistas. Kubu Island -Botswana. Kubu Island. Fish eagle. Fish eagle. Giant baobabs. Sunrise in Kubu Island. Ditto. Ditto. Elephant in camp. Wattled Cranes. Moremi -Botswana. Cattipillars. Ellie in our camp. Letshwe. Swamps. Burchells coucal. Ellies at a waterhole. Ditto. Yellowbilled storks. Yellowbilled stork. Letchwe. Swamps. savuti Ellie Gray Louries Ellie and Waterbuck. Ellie venting his anger. Savuti approaching Chobe. Chobe river and the birds. Chobe Elephant Martial Eagle. Martial eagle Conflict or mating? beautiful interaction. Martial Eagle. More interaction. ..and more! afterwards. Fish Eagle Wildog Wild(Painted) dogs. Wild dogs. The wild Chobe river Squacco Heron. Crocodile cruising. Tawny eagle. Tawny taking off. Carmine Bee-eaters. Camines. carmines-ready to migrate. Little Bee-Eaters. Carmines A carmine Bee-eater. Kudu and accompaning flies. Carmines. Pied Kingfisher. Ellies having fun. Ditto Ditto Ditto Crossing the chobe river. Bathing. Bathing Bathing Bathing Sudden panic. Panic Panic. Panic. Panic. panic panic panic. moving along. Moving along. ? Carmine Bee-Eater. Carmine Carmine Chobe river scene. Giraffe herd Ditto A twosome. Alercation between a buff and Ellie. Buff stands its ground. But then moves off. Redbilled Oxpeckers on giraffe. Chobe beauty. White faced ducks panicking. Fish eagle and the moon. Egyptian geese. White faced ducks. Pied Kingfisher. Pied King fisher. Black winged stilt. Buffalo fun in the mud. and his friends too. Minor disagreements. Looks quite dangerous….. But no harm done! Lechwe. Female and young Letchwe. Letchwe. Letchwe and Buffs. reflections. Buffalo Buffalo. Crocodile. Ellies bathing. Much fun…… ditto Ditto… Ellies and buffs. Sundown on the chobe. Baboons going to bed. Sleeping quarters… White faced ducks. lesser striped swallow. African Harrier hawk(Gymnogene) flying off. Pied king fisher fishing. The plains of Chobe. Black Egret Fishing. Black Egret Fishing in the shade. African harrier hawk. Egrets. Ellie in the reeds. crock close by. African hawk eagle. Taking off. More bathing Ellies. And Dusting…. …and Playing…… playing…. playing….. playing…. playing…. and wetching. A pod of Hippos. Threats made. Warning us off… A big yawn. Letchwe Fish eagles. A very rare Sable antelope. the ultimate buck. Sable Sable Sable. the long straight roads. Etosha hartebeest Black faced Impala. A lioness with its Zebra kill. Hot weather-hard job. dragging the kill to shade. chasing a passing warthog. back to the dragging. Springbok The edge of Etosha pan. Forlorn looking place. Springbok at the edge of the pan. Reflections! Some passing giraffe. Zebra at the waterhole. passing traffic near the pan. A fight between 2 Zebra. The fight. Ditto Springbok arriving. a meeting place at pans edge. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto A thousand Springbok suddenly!! and more…. and more….. and more….. and more….. and more… onto the other side. A lanner falcon. Lanner Falcon. lanner falcon. dust and solitude. panic at the waterhole Springbok and Zebra. Springbok. peace…..and then panic. panic. more panic….. Panic….. Back in More panic. an old lion nearby….. warthogs. Springbok. Kudu. Kudu bulls. No panic! Kudu. wilderbeest and springbok. Springbok and Impala mixed. And a gemsbok too. More panic. And more! Lions mating. The pan in good light. stretching into infinity. A solitary animal. Zebra in numbers. Always a panic attack. trying to get to a underground waterhole Namibia is beautiful!!!! An old Dodge or chrysler? Approaching sossusvlei. Black mountains. black mts Vistas So different to each other…. ..and then the dunes! The start of the dunes.,… Red sand dunes of Sossusvlei. Massive. Sharp edges. and wonderful shadows! So incredibly sharp!! Gemsbokke People climbing up the dune. some miniscual humans on the dune edge. Post date May 9, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized Previous post: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK-March 2016-just after the rains. Next post: Kgalagadi May 2016 Comments are closed.