Fly, pray, dive, catch, swallow, repeat

Fri 18 Feb 2022

Sitting on the banks of the mighty Limpopo river is like going on a game drive without using your vehicle, especially when the river starts to dry up in the spring just before the summer rains start. Anything from elephant, kudu and impala coming down the sandy parts to quench their thirst. But these are also great times to watch the bird life take advantage of the low water levels, as the fish become more and more visible. Especially the pied king fisher relentlessly fly on and off to catch their meal. And so it goes on and on: fly, pray, dive, catch, swallow, repeat…