Sunday, 26 September 2010

A walk in the garden

A pleasant stroll around Kirstenbosch Gardens before the rain started produced many Sunbirds with Orange-breasted, Lesser Double-collared and Malachite seen.

Orange-breasted Sunbird

Southern Double-collared Sunbird

Malachite Sunbird

Several Cape Sugarbirds present and also gave superb close views.
Cape Sugarbird

Several Cape Canaries and a few Olive Thrushes also present with Black Sparrowhawk and Black Saw-wing overhead.

Cape Canary
Olive Thrush
1 Spotted Eagle Owl located roosting and watched at close range seemingly unbothered by the many tourists trying to photograph it.
Spotted Eagle Owl

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