Forked Tail Drongo.

Drongos eat the insects that the cattle expose when they graze the grass. This tame one was ‘shot’ at an organic cattle farm in Baardskeerdersbos.

Mud River Sunrise

Early morning sunrise at ‘Modder Rivier’ (Mud River) in the Papiesvlei area just outside our village. Honestly I was 10 minutes or so too late to shoot the images I was aiming for. How a little traffic jam (cattle occupying the road) can cause some ‘discomfort’ 😀

Vintage style Nguni

(Imaginary) Nguni is the collective noun for African cattle. True free rangers with a human eye (well … at least this one has 😉 )

Nguni cattle

There is not much literature about the African Nguni cattle. But there is this book “The Abundant Herds – a celebration to the Nguni cattle of the Zulu people” that’s worthwhile to read and is well illustrated. Written and illustrated by Marguerite Poland, David Hammond and Leigh Voigt and partly based on the study of …