Chitwa Chitwa Highlights

I was originally planning to combine the two areas of the Sabi Sands I stayed at into one highlights post, but I’ve been having such difficulty finding the time to work on my photos the last few weeks that it just wasn’t feasible.  Fingers crossed I’ll be able to get to the final highlights post this weekend, so I can move on to the other editing projects that I want to do – and get out and do some more shooting too!

This guy only had eyes for one thing (the female that  is out of shot).  More about that in another post.

This guy only had eyes for one thing (the female that is out of shot). More about that in another post.

We turned the corner, and there he was!

We turned the corner, and there he was!

A huge group of vultures gathering near a kudu carcass.  They were waiting for a female lion to clear off before heading in fight for scraps.

A huge group of vultures gathering near a kudu carcass. They were waiting for a female lion to clear off before heading in fight for scraps.

A wild dog peers at us from between two small tree trunks.

A wild dog peers at us from between two small tree trunks.

A lion take a pause from his kudu breakfast.

A lion take a pause from his kudu breakfast.

A dagga boy.  One of the old buffalo bulls cooling off in the watering hole.

A dagga boy. One of the old buffalo bulls cooling off in the watering hole.

A yellow billed hornbill, or as my Dad likes to say

A yellow billed hornbill, or as my Dad likes to say “the flying banana”.

A wildebeest enjoying the cool air of early morning.

A wildebeest enjoying the cool air of early morning.

Not who you would expect to see in a wallow.

Not who you would expect to see in a wallow.

One of my favourite birds, the beautiful lilac blasted roller.

One of my favourite birds, the beautiful lilac breasted roller.

This time-lapse was one of my first attempts, and shows a mid afternoon at the dam in front of Chitwa lodge.  Lots of waterbuck around that afternoon!

I hope you enjoy, and have a lovely day!

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