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Rubondo: Bird Island

In addition to the Hippos and Crocodiles there is a wealth of birdlife on Rubondo.  Here are some of the ones we saw and were able to photograph. 22 more words

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Rubondo: Crocodile Island

Having just returned from Rubondo Island in Lake Victoria the second of a couple of short posts. A longer written account will follow in the coming days. 90 more words

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Rubondo: Hippo Island

Having just returned from Rubondo Island in Lake Victoria the first of a couple of short posts. A longer written account will follow in the coming days. 88 more words

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Beautiful But Elusive

Recently in our garden we have started to see a lot of butterflies but capturing them on film is really hard. In particular we have started to see Swallow Tail Butterflies. 10 more words

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18th February - Cairn Holy in Dumfriesshire

Fine weather drew us out towards the south-west last Saturday, to Dumfriesshire, a county which we have not really explored very much as yet.

We wanted to get to Cairn Holy, a Neolithic burial site just off the A75, to the east of Newton Stewart.   304 more words

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Plantain-Eaters

Eastern Grey Plantain-eaters are big birds. They are a species of Turaco, all of which are renowned for eating bananas. I’ve never seen them eat a plantain or a banana for that matter but they do eat a lot of other things. 33 more words

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