Some of my favorite Bird photos
King of Vultures
The Lappet Faced Vulture is considered the king of the African Vultures. Waiting for us at the end of the day close to camp, in the gathering dark
Kori Bustard Song
A male Kori Bustard sending out his booming mating call on the plains of Serengeti, taken March 2018
Mating Season on the Serengeti
A Kori Bustard in all his finery, looking for love.
Kori Bustard bearing gifts
This guy caught a bug and walked over to his partner and fed it to her!
A crowned crane posing for us in the early light
Sunrise touched Crowned Crane
With the sunrise just over the horizon this beautiful crane hung around long enough to give us many golden hued photo opportunities
Golden Crowned Crane
Love the rim light on this photo of the crowned crane, with early sunlight catch both his crown and the tufts of grass
At our breakfast picnic in Ngorongoro, these lovely birds were very bold at adept at stealing our food
Black Shouldered Kite
Captured this little kite while having breakfast in Ngorongoro Crater
Helmeted Guinea Fowl
Caught the beauty of this strange fowl in the Ngorongoro Crater
A tiny predator
Catching a ride on the back of a Cape Buffalo - Ngorongoro Crater
African Hoopoe in the twilight
Caught this elusive bird in the twilight sitting in the shade preening and generally being very relaxed
Lilac Breasted Roller
A roller sitting warming in the sunshine
Superb Starling at dusk
Caught in the last of the light at camp at Ngorongoro Crater Rim
Superb Starlings in a tree
The light was almost gone for the day, and these starlings were flitting around a tree outside our tent. Reminds me of Christmas for some reason
Gibbs Farm is a haven for birds and flowers. There is a special garden for these weaver birds.
We wanted to see his irridescent colors in flight, nothing could make him move off his perch.
Clean up on the plains during migration. There at least 3 types of vultures here plus the Maribou stork
There were a lot of these white storks on the Serengiti