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Serengeti, May 2011

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Peter Connan

That makes the fifth bird specie I have seen perched on buffalo.

 

Very interesting, and great photo as usual Mike!

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Thank you, Peter!

 

In East Africa, on some occasions, I've seen wattled starlings also perching on zebras.

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Bush dog

Ruaha, November 2014

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Ruaha, October 2010

 

 

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gatoratlarge

Here are some of mine:

 

From the Masai Mara, outside Kruger, and parts in between---one of them has horns like "That Girl's" hairdo :D

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gatoratlarge

They all have "attitude":

 

 

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johnweir

CAPE BUFFALO

Both images taken in early July 2015

Image 1: Close up facial study. One of a small herd of around 15 individuals. At the time of taking the image the herd was being stalked by a lion pride. The outcome was not witnessed. Ngorongoro Crater. 06.50.

EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS Mk1. 400mm. f/5.6. 1/200. ISO 200. Very slight crop to centre the image.

Image 2: Part of a large aggressive herd, 150+ individuals. Tarangire N.P. 08.35.

EF 24-105mm f/4L IS Mk 1. 105mm. f/5.6. 1/200. ISO 100. Cropped to remove excessive foreground.

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gatoratlarge

Here are a couple forest buffs from Dzanga Bai to round out my African buffalo portfolio :D :

 

They mainly enjoyed laying in the cool mud and ignoring the elephants until one young bull (or an old bull) scattered them to show their prowess over the bai:

 

 

 

 

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Soukous

Chobe River, Botswana. May 2017

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Chobe River. May 2017

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Soukous

Chobe River. May 2017

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theplainswanderer

Ah brings back  great memories of our two days on the Chobe!   Lovely! 

 

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LizW

Lake Manyara, central Serengeti TZ, Aug 2017

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Peter Connan

Now here's an old bugger:

 

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Rietvlei Nature Reserve, 7 July 2019

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