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A Khwai Wild Dog fight to remember!

What an incredible Wild Dog sighting along the Khwai it was! According to some of the researchers in the area wild dogs are doing as well as they have done since 1994 when disease threatened the local population of about 10 packs in the study [...]

March 18th, 2020|

The Grey-Crowned Crane

If this was a dress up party then the Grey-Crowned crane would be a serious contender for top prize, right? You then have to ask yourself how such a bird evolved such crazy head gear!!? Nature never ceases to amaze! The National bird of Uganda [...]

March 17th, 2020|

Come on safari with Nic…

Thanks for reading this blog... It's a blog and a website and the aims are the same... it is all about the bush! It will always be about the bush and appreciating these most magnificent areas around the African continent! Since I started guiding in [...]

March 16th, 2020|

Incredible Wild Dog viewing in the Okavango continues…

Incredible wild dog viewing in the Okavango continues! How many dogs can you count? Image 1: Wild Dog pack may have come across from the Splash camp side - low water levels mean they can cross channels more easily! There were 23 adults and big [...]

January 28th, 2020|Tags: |

An incredible kill on the Chobe!!

Go go go go go!! We sped off with the pack at full speed!! The craziest hunt you will see in a wildlife documentary  - we were in it! But before I share our sighting of what it was like to to fly across almost [...]

January 9th, 2019|

Tarangire: huge herds, many birds – what a gem of a reserve!

Have just returned from 3 days in the amazing Tarangire National Park! I had wanted to go there for years, after hearing stories from my parents who were there about 15 years earlier. They came back with beautiful images of rolling hills covered with baobabs [...]

October 18th, 2018|Tags: , |

Coming up against a big male lion – brave caracal mom saves her kittens!

A young caracal hisses aggressively in a futile attempt to scare off a big male lion! The little one is one swipe away from certain death but it has help - a scene plays out where its mom comes to the rescue, putting her body [...]

October 15th, 2018|

Wild Flower Wonder – Nieuwoudtville August 2018

Wild Flower Wonder - Nieuwoudtville August 2018 There is currently one of the best wild flower displays in Nieuwoudtville in a long time. Perhaps its the best in a decade. Perhaps even since the late 90's. With the good rains up on the plateau the [...]

August 15th, 2018|Tags: |

The black Wild Dogs of the Khwai!

The black wild dogs of Khwai! And great to see this pup is still alive and doing well! One thing that has always fascinated me is the colour variation of the wild dogs around the Okavango. From the golden dogs in the north west to [...]

June 28th, 2018|

An Undertaker’s Convention of Marabou Storks!

Most talked about as one of the ugly 5 and often ridiculed for their dirty looks, the Marabou Stork is a fascinating species of stork we find in Southern Africa! They are often found pitching up on their own or in small flocks but under [...]

May 22nd, 2018|