Top 5 most common GARDEN SUNBIRDS

We shall continue with the Garden Birds Series today as we explore one of the most attractive passerines to see, the Sunbirds. Sunbirds belong to the family Nectariniidae as they mostly feed on nectar with their long downward curved bills; an adaptation to their feeding preferences. Sunbirds largely exhibit sexually dimorphism, with the males having … Continue reading Top 5 most common GARDEN SUNBIRDS

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Hall of Fame for the Pangolin (2016 Highlights)

A few years ago, not one person outside the scientific/conservation/natural world had ever heard of the pangolin up until its triumph at The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna Seventeenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CITES CoP17) recently held in South Africa. All the 8 species were … Continue reading Hall of Fame for the Pangolin (2016 Highlights)

The African Fish Eagle Versus The Bald Eagle

It's been a while since I posted anything, I know. Well, school happened and everything that comes with it; assignments, continuous assessment tests and the whats not. Enough with the  routine life, right. Recently (for quite some time) I came across two raptors, which in my opinion, look similar but are very different; The African fish eagle and the Bald … Continue reading The African Fish Eagle Versus The Bald Eagle