White-faced Scops Owl. Another new Species for Tumaren!

White-faced Scops Owl. Another new Species for Tumaren!

I was absolutely shocked to run into a White-faced Scops Owl on my last safari that started on June 24th.  In 15 years of walking through the same habitat and, in fact the same exact area I have never seen or heard a White-faced Scops Owl. In fact, besides one friend who told me that […]

Eurasian Wryneck caught on Camera-Trap

Eurasian Wryneck caught on Camera-Trap

We were recently reviewing thousands of camera-trap images when i found something very unexpected.  The camera -trap was placed in front of a game trail with a very disturbing blade of grass that triggered the camera very frequently.  This accounted for the the thousands images that had to be slowly deleted.  And yet, at the […]

Vulturine Guineafowl

Vulturine Guineafowl

It was nice to find these fellows in the camera trap this morning.  Vulturine Guinefowl are some of the areas most distinguished birds.  Fly Tyers love to get their hands on Vulturine skins. The blue, it turns out is rather irresistible to not only the camera but also certain atlantic salmon.  We often use the […]

Mr. D’arnaud pops in daily

Mr. D’arnaud pops in daily

A D’arnaud’s barbet has become our new best friend as he has taken to stealing tomatoes from our stores near our office. he has no fear and runs between the legs of our seats as we eat lunch (often times tomato free).