Mozambique

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  1. jaree2

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    Had an opportunity to travel to southern Mozambique earlier this year and spent some time in the dune forest that compromises much of the coastal environment in this area. Mozambique is not a great destination for 'classic' African wildlife, but bird life is plentiful and this was our main goal. We had just missed flamingo season, but enjoyed sunny weather and plenty of life listers.

    Black-Throated Wattle-Eye

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (313 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    White-Fronted Plover

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (257 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Scarlet-Chested Sunbird

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (176 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Whimbrels in flight

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (250 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Crowned Hornbill

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (233 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Indian Coast

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (258 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Thanks for looking!


     
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    Some really nice shots.....
     
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    Nice!
     
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    Beautiful set! Some great birds I've not seen before, plus a cool bonus shipwreck. :1219:
     
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    Awesome looking birds. I especially like the first one. Even the tree lichen under the bird's left foot is tack sharp. :icon_salut:
     
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    Very nice set, especially love the Indian Coast pic! Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Great set! Love the boat & landscape.
     
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    Looks like the trip of of a lifetime. Beautiful.
     
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    Thank you for the kind words everyone. It's a beautiful place with wonderful people and awe-inspiring natural surroundings. Here are just a few more of my favorites

    Mangroves and a dhow waiting for the tide

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (316 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    African Paradise Flycatcher

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (275 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Vervet Monkey

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (297 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Chinspot Batis

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (187 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr

    Woodwards' Batis
    Not the sharpest photo, but endemic to the region and one of our highlights

    [​IMG]MZ2019 (328 of 170) by Jack Reese, on Flickr


    So many beautiful photos on this forum, thank you for taking the time to look and share, happy birding.
     
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    Truly wonderful photos!
     
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    Nice additions to an already wonderful set.
     
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    Looks very nice
     

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