I finally made it back to the bird sanctuary for the first time since the pandemic hit (they were closed for months and have recently opened to very limited numbers).
We decided not to wake up before dawn to get a spot in the parking lot, but for some unknown reason most people who spend the day at Moraine lake leave before sunset. This presented a fantastic opportunity for us. We found a good spot and enjoyed the light show as the sun set behind... Continue Reading →
These squirrels have gotten big, fat, and fearless thanks to countless tourists feeding them snacks.
I took this photo way back in 2012. Uganda is one of the most difficult places to travel in (unless you want to spend a lot more than I was willing to spend). But the National Parks and wildlife make it absolutely worthwhile.
Or at least I thought I did, this little bird (a juvenile Brown-Headed Cowbird, I think) followed me around for at least 30 minutes at the Bird Sanctuary Saturday. He was so close to me as a walked, I was worried I might step on him. Once I got home and tried to identify this... Continue Reading →