Monthly Archives: June 2009

Urbanisation and Wildlife – Cape Town As An Example

We had a long way to drive from the Kalahari to Cape Town so we broke it up by stopping for a night at Augrabies Falls National Park, a place Rob had recommended. The Orange River runs through a gorge and cascades down the 56 meter high waterfall. It would be the perfect setting for […]

Too Much To See In the Kalahari

Our second day in the park was a bit of a slow day. We didn’t see any cats or much in the way of large raptors either, but as we were nearing our campsite for the evening at Nossob, we started seeing more and more vultures perched on trees or on nests. We also saw […]

Fizzle the meerkat joins the expedition

Simon and I were joined by Rob Davies for the Kalahari leg of the expedition. Rob is a raptor expert who knows Simon from way back. He lives in Wales now with his wife and young child and is working on a field guide to African Birds of Prey with Bill Clark. He sent us […]