Botswana, August 2019

Chobe River

Instead of camping in different sites, we stayed in one place this year – five nights at Chobe River Front.

今年は移動なし。チョベ川沿いに5泊キャンプしました。

 

Slender mongoose, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Slender mongoose, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Baby elephant, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Baby elephant, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Giraffe at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Giraffe at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Sunrise, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Sunrise, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Buffalo at sunrise, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Buffalo at sunrise, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Buffalo at sunrise, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Buffalo at sunrise, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Swainson's spurfowl, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Swainson’s spurfowl, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Spotted hyena, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Spotted hyena, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Spotted hyena, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Spotted hyena, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African openbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African openbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Lilac-breasted roller, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Lilac-breasted rollers are so pretty that I cannot help photographing them though they are very common. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Little bee-eater eating bee, Chobe, Botswana, Augut 2019

Little bee-eater eating a bee, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephant and fish-eagle, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Conversation with an elephant, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Sunset over river, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Sunset over Chobe River, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephants at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Elephants at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Chacma baboons fighting, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Chacma baboons fighting, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Magpie shrike, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Magpie shrike, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Marabou stork, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Marabou stork, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

White-headed vultures, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

White-headed vultures, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephant and little egrets, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Elephant and little egrets, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Pied kingfisher hovering, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Pied kingfisher hovering, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African darter, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African darter, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African spoonbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African spoonbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Goliath heron, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Goliath heron, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Crocodile, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Enormous crocodile, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Yellow-billed stork, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Yellow-billed stork, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Hippo yawning, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Hippo yawning, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Lesser striped swallow, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Lesser striped swallow, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Coppery-tailed coucal, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Coppery-tailed coucal, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Vervet monkey, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Vervet monkey, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Fish-eagle eating fish, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Fish-eagle eating fish, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

 

White-backed vultures, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

White-backed vultures, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African openbill catching water snail, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African openbill catching water snail, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Lesser spotted eagle, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Lesser spotted eagle, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African wild dogs, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African wild dogs, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African wild dogs, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African wild dogs, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Carmine bee-eater, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Carmine bee-eaters arrived early this year. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Black-backed jackal, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Black-backed jackal, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Chacma baboons crossing river, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Chacma baboons crossing the river. Some kept their arms up as if they didn’t want their hands to get wet. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

 

Chacma baboons crossing the river. Some kept their arms up as if they didn't want them to get wet. Chobe, BChama baboon crossing river, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019otswana, August 2019

Young chacma baboon crossing the river in a hurry, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Roan antelope, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Roan antelope, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African openbill on tree, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African openbill on tree, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Bradfield's hornbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Bradfield’s hornbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Saddle-billed stork, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Saddle-billed stork, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Lilac-breasted roller flying, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Lilac-breasted roller flying, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Black-winged stilt, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Black-winged stilt, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Great egret, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Great egret, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephants walking single file, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Elephants walking in single file, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Kudu, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Kudu, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephants at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Elephants at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Zebras at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Zebras at sunset, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Young female leopard eating impala, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Young female leopard eating impala, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

African fish-eagle, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

African fish-eagle, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Young male leopard, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Nkosi was trying to photograph impalas with the rising sun in the background, when he noticed something strange, something that shouldn’t be there. He looked up. It was a tail of a leopard hanging from a tree. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Young male leopard, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

We patiently waited for the leopard to come down but he had no intention to do so. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

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It was a cool and pleasant morning. He had no reason to come down from this comfortable place. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Kori bustard, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Kori bustard, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

White-browed coucal, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

White-browed coucal, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Hamerkop, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Hamerkop, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Zebras, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Zebras, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Sable antelope, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Sable antelope, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Young brown-hooded kingfisher, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Young brown-hooded kingfisher, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Ground hornbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Ground hornbill, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Banded mongoose, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Banded mongoose, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Crested francolin, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Crested francolin, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Dead tree, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Dead tree, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Baobab, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Baobab, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Giraffes, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Giraffes, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephants walking in front of buffalo, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Mom and baby elephants walking in front of a large herd of buffalo, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Hippo scaring birds, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Hippo scaring birds, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Elephants in late afternoon, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Elephants in late afternoon, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Kudu in late afternoon, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Kudu in late afternoon, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Young male leopard back on tree, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

The young male leopard was back on the same tree in late afternoon. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

young male leopard back on tree, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

This is my tree. Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

Buffalo going back to land, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Buffalo going back to the land after breakfast on the floodplain, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

 

Great white pelicans, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Great white pelicans, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

 

Pelicans and spoonbills, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

Pelicans and spoonbills, Chobe, Botswana, August 2019

 

One thought on “Botswana, August 2019

  1. These are beautiful. We need beauty in our lives. Thank you for sharing.

    Valya

    On Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 5:51 PM Masako Osada Visual Arts wrote:

    > Masako posted: ” Instead of camping in different sites, we stayed in one > place this year – five nights at Chobe River Front. > 今年は移動なし。チョベ川沿いに5泊キャンプしました。 ” >

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