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Namaqua sandgrouse female by wildlife and conservation photographer peter chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
A late winters wind blew icy shafts across the Northern Cape landscape and heavy rains had left overflowing slushy wetlands enjoyed by flocks of Spur-winged and Egyptian Geese that dabbled in the shallows . The blankets of colourfull flowers whipped in the wind and did their best to follow the suns path across the sky, still putting on an...
cape glossy strarling by wildlife and conservation photographer peter chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
Having lived for two years in the Kalahari, the knarled Camel Thorn trees with their rough bark, large seed pods and yellow pom-pom flowers together with the copper red sandy soils and dry heat holds a special place in my soul. Somehow the rest of the chaotically busy world seems to have left this corner of Africa alone and...
orange river white eye by wildlife and conservation photographer peter chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
We are going to go on holiday WHERE was my family’s immediate response when I suggested a trip in to the arid Northern Cape and with a focus on the Poffadder area. “What happens in Pofadder” was their next question and when I said that there was some special birding to be done, they looked at me as if...
barlows lark by wildlife and conservation photographer peter chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
The strange looking half-mens plant, giant quiver trees, quartzite koppies, arid birding, the Orange River and extreme aridness all have the Richtesveld National Park in common and it was here that I was heading on the next leg of my journey into the Northern Cape of South Africa.
Kalahari scrub robin by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
Twenty years ago, when I first visited the Northern Cape and the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, as it was known then, access to the park was via a rough gravel road that seemingly went on forever and that wound through the red sand dunes leaving one feeling seasick from driving between the crests and dips of the dunes. Today,...
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