On The Road Again… Kathu here we come again.. terratry playing along.

And I can’t wait to get on the road again.
On the road again

Goin’ places that I’ve never been.
Seein’ things that I may never see again
And I can’t wait to get on the road again.
On the road again –

Like a band of gypsies we go down the highway
We’re the best of friends.
Insisting that the world keep turning our way
And our way
is on the road again.

Just can’t wait to get on the road again.
The life I love is makin’ music with my friends.

Thanks Willie Nelson….





I’ll be seeing you
In all the old familiar places
That this heart of mine embraces
All day and through

I’m sitting quietly and watching you all… will be back soon.!!!

Squacco Heron

Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)

Now this is one I did not know and had to ask help to ID it… never having seen one before, and then on top of this it is a Juvenile bird….

I’m led to believe it  breeds in southern Europe and the Greater Middle East, and winters in South Africa. As I said this is a first for me but I considered it a good find.

It is a small heron, 44–47 centimetres (17–19 in) long, of which the body is 20–23 centimetres (7.9–9.1 in), with 80–92 centimetres (31–36 in) wingspan.

It is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in flight, when it looks very white due to the colour of the wings. The Squacco heron’s breeding habitat is marshy wetlands in warm countries.

The birds nest in small colonies, often with other wading birds, usually on platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs. 3-4 eggs are laid. They feed on fish, frogs and insects. Wow now all of that I had to take out of books, so we learn together with this one….

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Remember the Bad Shots?

Do you remember this shot from my bloopers??


Well guess what,? I found it’s head whilst in the KN Park…. The lost head of a Helmeted Guineafowl, found 400 km. away…

Mind you if I had a head like that I’d also hide it … Ugly thing… nearly as ugly as me…

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It came real close to let me know where it had gone to…

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