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Birds!

Gannets at Bass Rock, Scotland, August 2016 ….   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 23 March 2021 Posted as part of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge …
Birds!

Brown is not Boring

This stocky little fellow is a Brown Parrot (also known as Meyer’s Parrot), and as you can see he is not at all boring even if his name is. His […]

Stickybeak!

These bright little birds were almost as cheeky as the local monkeys. The lure of sugar, honey and porridge proved a greater force than their fear of clapping and stamping […]
Stickybeak!

Stilt Walker

I spotted this charming Black-winged Stilt in the Okavango Delta, though you don’t need to travel that far to see them; they are widely distributed around Western Europe, the Mediterranean, Central Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar, and South and […]
Stilt Walker

Twin Reflections

These two Hamerkops (Scopus umbretta) stand reflected in the waters of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. These dull-brown birds have a number of other common names, mostly relating to the […]
Twin Reflections