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Burchell’s Breakfast

Burchell’s Breakfast

The other morning while we were watching some waterbuck and other general plains game, my tracker and I noticed a Burchell’s Coucal, very busy attacking something. We watched the action for a while, and eventually the bird flew away. On closer investigation, we found...

Amazing finding in Kapama…

Tonight’s drive was one of the most exciting drives that I had to date. Not because of seeing the marvelous big 5, but because of a very rare and unusual creature that appeared from the bushes. We were driving in the area of Moria just south of the buffalo camp when...

Leopard after sunset

Another fantastic day has passed at Kapama Private nature reserve with fantastic sightings that would be hard to beat as well as fantastic weather. The afternoon drive was drawing to a close when Andrew, one of the Kapama rangers suggested that we head back to camp...

A Medley of Game

This morning we set out a little early on a mission to find lions. The sunrise was spectacular and there was a layer of mist across the reserve which was quite eerie. As we moved south across the reserve my tracker noticed fresh tracks on the road. We could see that...

Another day has gone at Kapama

Another day has gone at Kapama, animal sightings have been excellent , but the most exciting moment was spotting an aardvark on game drive. Aardvarks live throughout Africa, south of the Sahara. Their name comes from South Africa’s Afrikaans language and means...

The Little things in life

Today I had a game drive, without seeing one of the big 5. Its amazing when you actually have time to look for the little things. That you so easily miss when you chase after the big 5. We saw 3 different types of eagles, and the bonus was a goshawk with a spitting...

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