Beautiful Grey-headed Kingfisher sitting on a colorful bush waiting for some movement in the pond below.
After a heavy late afternoon rainfall the sun was was quickly disappearing and giving the horizon a warm glow. Two wet Grant gazelles was grazing in the tall grass with their fur still moist.
One lonely acacia tree in the middle of the grass lands of the Masai Mara on a chilly morning. There a some spectacular views to be seen on early mornings when the mist have just evaporated and the sun is raising above the horizon.
The sun striking the yellow grass and giving the Bustard a warm glow. This morning the Bustard was walking in the grasslands picking locusts, grasshoppers, dung beetles and other insects hiding on the fertile grounds of the Amboseli National Park. The Kori Bustar has a impressive size, with a wingspan up to 275 cm. Impressions from the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro.
The open savanna at Amboseli National Park with the foot hills of mount Kilimanjaro in the background
A small flock of zebras standing on the savanna with the blue foot hills of mount Kilimanjaro in the background. The park is know for its free-ranging elephants, a very large natural swamp the elephants love to traverse and the beautiful views of Kilimanjaro. Ideal place for a weekend safari.
A lioness resting on a small hill on a cold and moist morning in the Masai Mara game reserve. Very early in the day with the dew only partly evaporated a proud lioness was relaxing on a small hill just outside a scanty collection of trees.
While driving around the Mara river on a early morning a pretty Lilac-breasted Roller was sitting on top of a bush looking for a tasty meal of maybe some insects, scorpions, snails or a meaty lizards. The Lilac-breasted Roller is quite a common bird but still the colors of the feathers still makes it quite a spectacular sight on the open savanna.
Here is a series of pictures from the Masai Mara river during the migration where thousands of animals cross the crocodile infested waters of the Mara river. In this instance the water level was quite high due to a recent rain fall and a number of the smaller zebras was literally swept away down stream of the river. Mother nature in all its glory.
Large male elephant in Tsavo East National Park. The park is largely arid bush where the Galana River passes trough as an oasis and lifeline for the many birds and wild animals in the park. Tsavo East is one of the largest National parks in the world and cover a wast expanse of semi arid landscape with the impressive Yatta plateau as a stunning backdrop.