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Malachite sunbird by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
Even the best made plans end up going array, but very seldom do these lead to something better than was originally planned. Such was the case when my family and I departed on our annual holiday, which would take us birding in the Northern Cape and is always aimed at exploring the lesser- travelled roads of South Africa. ...
karoo lark by wildlife and conservation photographer peter chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
Endless fields of orange and yellow Namaqualand daisies, gazanias and pale blue or purple dainty flowers, is what had brought us, like many other local and international tourists to the Namaqua National Park in the Northern Cape in springtime. Alas, the winter rains had been poor this year and flowers were few and far between with only isolated patches...
Sanderling by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
It was a relief to turn off the N7 highway that linked Cape Town and Namibia. The far more peaceful gravel road that we had taken within the Northern Cape headed ever seawards and followed the green artery of Acacia karoo trees growing in a dry riverbed and offered great opportunities for arid birding. Male Southern Red Bishops displayed...
Bokmakeirie by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
The heat was already starting to put a shimmering haze onto the horizon and it was only nine in the morning! My family and I were heading northwards on the back-roads between Nieuwoudville and Goegap Nature Reserve, which was to be our next destination as part of a two week birding journey through the arid Northern Cape. ...
Rufous Eared Warbler by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
At first appearance, the arid plains of Bushmanland in the Northern Cape around Brandvlei and Loeriesfontein may appear dull and lifeless but on closer inspection provide an interesting array of birdlife that will test your identification skills to the limits. Birds generally are drab and brownish mixing in well with the surrounding shrubbery and the gravel plains but many...
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