Ongava Research Centre Blog...


2015 - Week 38
- (Added 20. Sep. 2015 - 11:00)

How big did you say his horn was?



2015 - Week 37
- (Added 13. Sep. 2015 - 11:00)

Careful now, don’t want to get muddy paws…



2015 - Week 36
- (Added 7. Sep. 2015 - 11:00)

Here’s another uncommon image for Ongava – an African green-pigeon Treron calvus. These parrot-like pigeons are generally found in the eastern, more tropical forests where fruiting trees are found. There appears to be a population that has persisted in the dryer areas of northwest Namibia.



2015 - Week 35
- (Added 30. Aug. 2015 - 11:00)

I know, I really like these camera trap images of raptors coming in to land… But this is the first one this year… Here we see a juvenile African hawk-eagle arriving for a drink. Those rufous underparts will become a streaky black when mature.



2015 - Week 34
- (Added 23. Aug. 2015 - 11:00)

View from the office window at the research centre last week…

 

PS Caracal experts estimated the age of that kitten we showed a few weeks back at 6 months. Very young to be alone...




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