Here are a few photos from Mervyn Griffin who was on our 2015 Tanzania trip:-
We found our own big cats
This African Scops Owl was roosting in the lodge grounds
Black-faced Sandgrouse... These were unusually tame
Cape Teal were common on alkaline lakes
Several Common Genets regularly appeared in the rafters at the restaurant, Ndutu Lodge
Double-banded Coursers were surprisingly common
Grey Crowned Cranes were a garden bird at our first lodge
We were lucky to see this Honey Badger spotted by Mervyn
Tree climbing Lions are quite common in Tanzania
We were lucky to find these two handsome male Lions whilst birdwatching in Ndutu
We lost track of the number of close encounters with Lions
Masai Giraffes have distinctive markings
Olive Baboons were plentiful
Red-and-Yellow Barbets were very confiding and hung around some of our picnic tables
This is a female Saddle-billed Stork with distinctive yellow eyes
We had great views of Spotted Thick-Knees
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl showing its pink eyelids
White-Browed Coucals were plentiful
Below are just a few of the great photos kindly supplied by Phil Jones who was on our 2014 Tanzania trip:-
Tanganyika Sykes' Monkey with young
One of our chalets at Speke Bay, Lake Victoria
One uninvited guest on the beach at Speke Bay!
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl in the grounds at Speke Bay.
Square-tailed Nightjar also in the grounds at Speke Bay.
Slender-billed Weavers mopping up the breakfast crumbs.
Hippo in the Serengeti.
Ostriches were amazingly common and quite confiding.
Zebras on the Serengeti.
Zebra and Wildebeest on the move.
Wildebeest moving through woodland in the western part of the Serengeti.
Just after we saw these two cheetahs we watched one stalk and chase a Thomson's Gazelle.
Leopard relaxing in the Serengeti
The beautiful Silverbird was quite common in the Serengeti.
Black-necked Rock Hyrax in the grounds of Seronera Lodge
Lioness determinedly ignoring us!
We had amazingly close views of lions and saw a total of over fifty.
Beautiful Masai Giraffe
A typical scene.
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