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Mooiloop Tydskrif praat oor ons en die Olyfkopwewer

Ek en 'n paar vriende het in Junie 2008 naby Inhambane, Mosambiek, gaan skubaduik, maar gure weer het ons uit die water gehou. Net daar en dan het ek my vriende oorreed om saam met my die binneland in te vaar op soek na een van Suider-Afrika se seldsaamste voëls: die olyfkopwewer (Ploceus olivaceiceps). Lees die res van die berig hier...
Last Updated ( Friday, 03 October 2008 00:25 )  


Newsflash

Text and photographs by Johann Grobbelaar 
(taken from Africa Birds and Birding April 2003 Vol.8, No.2)

I'm staring at a nest 12 meters up a tree. The scary part is that I am at eye-level with it … not very comforting unless you're used to being at a height equivalent to that of a four-storey building. Sweat is running into my eyes as I peer through the viewfinder. It's hot outside, but that's nothing compared to the heat trapped within my small hide. Not even the honey bee that has just crawled down my sock into my right boot can distract me.