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Nature Explored

Photography
by Chris Dunford

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

Night Safaris

As the sun dips beneath the horizon a variety of different creatures stir1201 As the sun dips beneath the horizon a variety of different creatures stir

This scorpion was seen in the communal area of the camp before we even set off on a night safari1202 This scorpion was seen in the communal area of the camp before we even set off on a night safari

The gecko kept the tent free of small bugs and was a welcome guest1203 The gecko kept the tent free of small bugs and was a welcome guest

An owl peers out into the Stygian darkness1204 An owl peers out into the Stygian darkness

The spotted eagle-owl is widespread throughout Tanzania1205 The spotted eagle-owl is widespread throughout Tanzania

Thisis a common or small-spotted genet and is distinguished by the row of black spiny hair along its spine1206 This a common or small-spotted genet and is identified by the row of black spiny hair along its spine

Common genet stalking through the undergrowth1207 Common genet stalking through the undergrowth

Spotted thick-knee standing in the middle of the track1208 Spotted thick-knee standing in the middle of the track

The spotted thick-knee did not fly off till the last moment as we approached it1209 The spotted thick-knee did not fly off till the last moment as we approached it

A Cape hare is transfixed in the light of the car1210 A Cape hare is transfixed in the light of the car

The bat-eared fox had to be photographed at the limits of the flash range and at very high camera sensitivity to get any sort of picture1211 The bat-eared fox had to be photographed at the limits of the flash range and at very high camera sensitivity

Bat-eared Fox1212 Bat-eared fox

A seldom seen aardwolf photographed at extreme flash range and at high camera sensitivity1213 A seldom seen aardwolf photographed at extreme flash range and at high camera sensitivity

The aardwolf's name belies its true nature. In reality it is a very shy termite eating relative of the hyaena1214 The aardwolf's name belies its true nature. In reality it is a very shy termite eating relative of the hyaena

Black-backed jackals were easy to approach at night1215 Black-backed jackals were easy to approach at night

A very pretty yellow-winged bat1216 A very pretty yellow-winged bat

White-tailed mongoose. One of the bigger mongoose species1217 White-tailed mongoose. One of the bigger mongoose species

White-tailed mongoose1218 White-tailed mongoose

A gecko on the tent window. You can see the  folds of skin on the toes that help it grip vertical surfaces1219 A gecko on the tent window. You can see the folds of skin on the toes that help it grip vertical surfaces

020 A very cheeky bush baby helping itself to bread on our dining table1220 A very cheeky bush baby helping itself to bread on our dining table

No need to go out on safari to see these bush babies1221 No need to go out on safari to see these bush babies

Twilight zone1222 Twilight zone

Small scorpion1223 Small scorpion

Sunset on the Rufiji river1224 Sunset on the Rufiji river