Posted by & filed under Kenny, Safari Stories.

The water level has dropped considerably in the Delta which has caused a mini migration of grazers to gather in areas where they can find water and at Shinde we are lucky enough to have permanent water all year round. The migration of grazers like Zebra and Wildebeest has created an increase in predator presence… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Kanana, Omphile Kaluluka (Specialist Guide), Robby, Safari Stories.

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 »

Posted by & filed under Kanana, Robby, Safari Stories.

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 »

Posted by & filed under Kanana, Omphile Kaluluka (Specialist Guide), Safari Stories, Simon (Kanana guide).

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 »

Posted by & filed under Bee (Shinde Guide).

It was a peaceful autumn afternoon whilst we were on afternoon game drive; we were ambling along through the beautiful Shinde concession appreciating the fragrance of wild sage and admiring the sun’s reflection of red and orange shades against the lush green vegetation. It was almost time to stop for a sundowner when scanning the… Read more »

Posted by & filed under James (Okuti Guide).

So often we go on game drives with predators or the “Big Five” as the main focus and we tend to forget about other interesting species of wildlife which we are so fortunate to have roaming the African wilderness, such an example is the fascinating Kudu antelope. James and his guests were on an afternoon… Read more »