Brigid Taylor Jackson named this bird this morning on Facebook ‘Haaa de Haa’ and that is more or less exactly the sound of the shrieking once high up in the air (are they afraid of heights Brigid or are they laughing at us?). The common name is Hadeda or Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) and although originating from Sub-Saharan Africa you see them all over here in our village.
Regular readers of this blog know that I’m not in favor of all those blog awards although I see the value of it for some bloggers. Andrew Harvard, a great Chef from Durban, recently dedicated a blog post to me and honestly I think it’s a great idea. So from now on I will every now and than dedicate a post to a co-blogger.
This blog post is dedicated to Brigid Taylor Jackson from the Greater Cape Town area. She loves her plants and everything that goes with this passion. And she loves bees… !!! And we know that Brigid adores this flowering cactus: