Kenya 2019. Part 4.

We saw a lot of hyenas in Kenya and whilst they are part of the ‘Ugly 5’, I don’t always think that they are ugly. We actually heard one ‘laughing’ and it’s a great sound. Top right is the head of a wildebeest, and bottom right are two hyenas hanging onto a baby impala. One … More Kenya 2019. Part 4.

Kenya 2019. Part 1.

In November I celebrated a ‘milestone’ birthday, and the very next day I escaped the dreary UK weather and flew out to the continent that I have come to love and that has well and truly got ‘under my skin’. I spent nearly 5 weeks in Kenya and Zanzibar, volunteering with African Impact who I … More Kenya 2019. Part 1.

Birds of Kenya

I still have absolutely zero interest in photographing birds when I’m at home, but in Africa they are often brightly coloured, pretty, or very very big!   And one of my favourites – the lilac breasted roller.       Whilst in Kenya I saw more Eagles in two weeks than I have in the … More Birds of Kenya

Babies

Just before dusk one evening we were lucky enough to spot a cheetah mother and her two cubs who were exceptionally cute.  In any gallery, click on the thumbnails to see each image at full size.   Elephant babies are great fun to watch.  They don’t know how to control the muscles in their trunks … More Babies

The food chain

One day we saw a newborn Grant’s gazelle. Its mother ran off as soon as we started approaching, and the newborn’s instincts kicked it and it dropped to the ground, camouflaging itself and looking like a stone from the distance.  The mother seemed unperturbed and was grazing quite a distance away – probably to deflect attention … More The food chain