A Nesting Spotted Eagle Owl at Dinaka

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Mark Muller, Birdlife Botswana birding expert and photographer recently spent some time at Dinaka observing a Spotted Eagle Owl incubating her nest. Read below as Mark documents his account of the evening: Recently Ker & Downey Botswana contacted me to advise that they had found a Spotted Eagle Owl at Dinaka that they believed was… Read more »

KDB Birdlife: Yellow-billed Storks at Kanana

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One of the most productive activities in the Okavango Delta eco-system is the breeding of the abundant birdlife that call this magnificent wilderness home. Yellow-billed storks are one of the many species of birds currently roosting at the Kanana heronry. The heronry is such an exciting and special place because you get to witness the… Read more »

A Xudum River Cool Down at Kanana

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It was time to head out for an afternoon of fishing and birding on the winding channels of the Xudum River at Kanana. We took a leisurely cruise admiring the fauna and flora of the surrounding landscape, flushing african darters and malachite kingfishers as we made our way through the papyrus lined channels. It was… Read more »

A Fruitful Week of Day Trips at Okuti

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The Moremi Game Reserve is a massive expanse of land with so many different habitats to explore, making a day trip the perfect way to experience and maximise on a stay in this world-renowned wilderness area. For guests at Okuti, pre-day trip preparation means an early wake-up call, a scrumptious breakfast, remembering camera’s, binoculars, hats,… Read more »

Sausage Tree Surprises Revealed at Kanana

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A few weeks ago Moses Teko, Ker & Downey Botswana Guide Trainer, reported from Kanana that this resident female leopard was hiding in the trunk of a large sausage tree (Blog link here). Moses suspected that she had cubs as she had been seen in that location for every day consecutively for a week. Two… Read more »