Interim Lockdown Challenge Results

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? Firstly a big thank you to those members who are taking part in this event.  I cannot imagine, however, why only 10% of our members are doing so.  Where are the rest of you, and what are you doing about birding during these stay-at-home days? The results have been pretty spectacular to say the least.  22 people are… Continue reading Interim Lockdown Challenge Results

Don’t read this if you don’t want the answers!

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
I have managed to work out most of the first quiz as follows:   1, Hamerkop;  2, Bataleur;  3, Trumpeter Hornbill;  4, Brubru;  5, Forest Canary;  6, Croaking Cisticola;  7, Gymnogene;  8, Orange-winged Pytilia;  9, Peregrine;  10, Pygmy Falcon;  11, Rufous-cheeked Nightjar;  12, Pomarine Skua;  13,  Tractrac Chat;  14,  Klaas’s Cuckoo;  15, Green-backed Cameroptera;  16, African Pitta; 17, Rosy-faced Lovebird; … Continue reading Don’t read this if you don’t want the answers!

Juvenile and Adult Little Blue Herons

Originally posted on Wildlifewatcher's Blog:
Here are several Little Blue Herons I have photographed here in Central Florida with most being here in The Villages.  The juveniles are the white phase of their coloring and they turn a purple blue as an adult. The Little Blue Herons are wading birds and they eat fish, frogs, small turtles, aquatic snails, and larger aquatic insects.  Please… Continue reading Juvenile and Adult Little Blue Herons