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Franklin’s Gull An Unusual Visitor

This Franklin’s Gull is a a vagrant, visitor to our shores from the breeding grounds in the Central North American prairies. We managed to catch up with him on his recent visit to Strandfontein in the Western Cape.

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Day 11 Secretary Bird In The Wild, What A Surprise!

On a trip up the West Coast, we were amazed to sight a Secretary Bird alongside the Road. We screeched to a halt, reversed and there it was, busy trying to catch something in the grass. It was so thrilling to see as this is the very first time we have ever seen one in […]