(Nachtwacht is a farm between Bredasdorp and Arniston in the Sestern Cape, South Africa.)
(see yesterday’s posting ).
Greater/Larger- or Lesser Striped Swallow: the opinions differ and the SA-bird books have contradictions in descriptions, locations and names ….
Not many birds with such an erratic air acrobatics as the Pintailed Whydah.
It took about six weeks of building up a mutual trust so I could picture this Lesser Striped Swallow (Hirondo abyssinica) with a 100mm lens. In our courtyard, in Napier, South Africa.
A couple House Sparrows found their place in our courtyard.
One of the fynbos spies that only grow in south Africa.