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Pete Thorpe

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Pete was a Field Guide for Londolozi for 4 years, contributing to the blog as a fantastic writer as well as photographer. Right from his very first bush trip at the age of four, Pete was always enthralled by this environment. Having grown ...

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A great sighting Pete. It does happen sometimes that when you look back at your photos that you notice somethimg unusual.

I regularly see raptors getting mobbed, especially spotted eagle owls, buzzards and booted eagles. The latter 2 usually tend to get mobbed by red-winged starlings or pied crows. I’ve even seen crows mobbing fish eagles in Noordhoek.

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