Monthly Archive: April 2011

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From nowhere – a heronry

About 150 km west of Windhoek in Namibia, the Black Nossob River runs through the farm “Vendetta” on its way to join up with the White Nossob before winding its way into the Kalahari...

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East of Woodstock, West of Vietnam

The Kalahari beckons me With fingers of red sand And a promise in the wind Of a desert wonderland!! Jane Wilkinson Have you ever heard that brilliant song by Tom Russell called “East of...

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Cape cobra raiding a Sociable weavers nest

The huge nests of the Sociable weaver (Philetairus socius) are quite common throughout the drier woodland and savanna of Namibia, clinging to trees and pylons like so many haystacks.  Any literature on these colonially...