The Wild Dog den (which has now moved; update on this coming soon) has provided not only amazing viewing, but wonderful times to just sit and listen.
It was a regular patience game, sitting quietly while the adult slept, waiting for one oft hem to call the pups out, or for the male to return from hunting while the female rested.
Sitting quietly in the bush quickly gets you in tune with the bird calls and movements. Instead of just seeing a bird and identifying it, you watch it, figuring out its movements and interpreting its behaviour; much like we do with the bigger wildlife.
One group of birds were often seen up in the dead branches above the den. They are the ones picture below, and they are all the same species.
We’ve left in a small part of the front view of the top bird. This may help you, this may throw you off completely.
The answer will be revealed in this Friday’s week in Pictures…