OK, we missed a week but now back on the trail to continue the
The deal put to me by my now friend and bird-guide Vicke Cheng was simple, "£100 stering and my taxi driver friend and fellow Birder will take us on the 4 hour drive to the mountains as an 'all in package' including food" - so tempting, without thought I bit both her hands off!
With sufficient daylight we entered the 'at altitude'
being met at the gate by a
and a warm welcome at the ticket office and the sort of place there is no need to look for stuff as it mostly comes to you!
The second bird had already reached the log by this time and considered a bonus indeed as anywhere in the world the Family Group can be difficult, a lone
From there there it was mostly 'lifers' (a bird never seen in your life before) that not surprisingly tumbled into the book which you cannot spice up other than present a part of that list here.
land on your lens,
The ROBIN's are particularly startling in this part of the world, like the the White-browed Bush Robin that adornes our Header Page,
but none of the trio looking anything like this! Along with
was the only Mammal recorded on the day but there were plenty more avians the most outrageous of which was introduced by a
Unfortuneately the video will not glue on as to large.
EACH to THIER OWN!
The Back-up Crew included
which might have been the end of the day save for George, our Chauffeur, who was almost insistant that I should meet his
In this instance the clouds are Rolls Royce Silver Clouds.