African Goshawk versus Laughing Dove

Originally posted on Adventures:
I have heard people say: “As dumb as a dove”, well I cannot agree with that.  I have hand reared most likely over 500 hundred of various species of doves and pigeons while I was doing wildlife rehabilitation over those years.  I also had a good share of hand rearing or rehabilitating injured birds of prey. And why I changed my… Continue reading African Goshawk versus Laughing Dove

Scots Pine Progress (Pinus Sylvestris)bonsai

Originally posted on futterwithtrees:
This large Scots Pine, originally dug up from MOD scrub land in Surrey about 1995 is doing well. Having had some indecision about the front and the curve in the trunk about five years ago I finally settled for the current front and trunk about three years ago with the help and advice of Robert Porch I have fed heavily for the… Continue reading Scots Pine Progress (Pinus Sylvestris)bonsai

#yamadori #pinussylvestris is looking great this year. All the long needles have been reduced down to same size throughout. There is an abundance of buds on this tree having gone through it at the end of the year needle pruning. Wiring then end of this year?? 🤔 #bonsai #bonsaiwales #stonemonkeyceramics #bonsaipot #sylvestris

Originally posted on BONSAI WALES:
Via Instagram http://ift.tt/2qdUw77 Continue reading #yamadori #pinussylvestris is looking great this year. All the long needles have been reduced down to same size throughout. There is an abundance of buds on this tree having gone through it at the end of the year needle pruning. Wiring then end of this year?? 🤔 #bonsai #bonsaiwales #stonemonkeyceramics #bonsaipot #sylvestris

The ‘Flock at Sea’ – Birding in the Southern Ocean

Originally posted on roncorylus:
Birdlife South Africa (BLSA) certainly pulled off a major coup with the 2017 Flock at Sea. Around 1950 lucky birders took part in what must have been the most spectacular birding event ever held in the Southern African region. We had four nights at sea and three full days of birding, ending this morning when we returned to Cape Town and… Continue reading The ‘Flock at Sea’ – Birding in the Southern Ocean