Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Lurking Flower…

Have been watching some bees visiting wildflowers and trying (mostly unsuccessfully) to get a photo of one extremely beautiful and fast-flying bee – a long-tongued Amegilla bee with a shiny blue abdomen.. As I was waiting patiently for the bee, I noticed some of the flowers twitching. A closer look revealed this unbelievable master-of-disguise! Here […]

The Damselfly with the brilliant red eyes!

Was walking by the Uaso Narok river a few days ago in the evening. As the sun sank below the horizon, there were flocks of Dusk Hawker dragonflies and tiny damselflies feeding on mosquitoes over the water. I was lucky to find one damselfly perching on some reeds and snuck in for a closer look. […]

Breakfast visitor…

Dear All, sorry have been travelling all over the place with little time or internet access. Finally spent a few days in Laikipia where this lovely fellow (a Dik-dik) joined us for breakfast every morning…

Desert view

Dear All – Have been travelling a lot here – but heading back to the bush shortly and thought that I would share this aerial picture with you. A beautiful and stark picture of the Sahara desert taken from the plane!