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James Tyrrell

Alumni

James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on The Batis Nest

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Vin Beni
Guest contributor

It would be awesome if you could photo the first flights! Good luck!

Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

Fantastic to follow this family.

Francesca Doria
Digital Tracker

Lovely birds! There’s no species alike in other parts of the planet I suppose

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Amazing to follow this family’s progress!!!

Christa Blessing
Master Tracker

Just wonderful, these birds!

Rob Jeffery
Field Guide

Wow James, great blog. Takes me back! You see, as an ex-guide I was overcome with acute nest algia reading this.

James Tyrrell
Alumni

Dad jokes already?

Rob Jeffery
Field Guide

Speak for yourself, ho nestly.

Carly M
Senior Digital Ranger

Lol!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

There’s no better viewing than new life! Enjoyed the short video.

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

James, I loved video🤗

Kara Taylor
Master Tracker

You really captured some great footage of these cute little birds! So clear!

Jenny Purdie
Explorer

Such a lovely story about these beautiful little birds.

Ian Hall
Master Tracker

Oh wow, it took quite a few trips to Africa to appreciate the sumptuous bird 🦅 life , simply because for many of us birds are a daily occurrence .
For those chicks camouflage and quick growth are their method of defence. Stunning spot

Ian Hall
Master Tracker

Oh and super photography as well, bird photos are much harder than elephants 🐘 lions 🦁 or leopards 🐆

Jean Maguire
Explorer

Good Luck with catching their first attempts at flight, that would be fantastic to see. Have really enjoyed seeing these guys on your weekly videos

Cally Staniland
Digital Tracker

How quickly they have grown since your last video ! ….even in their later stage of growth their camouflage is incredible. I wish them luck and you, in capturing their onward journey !🙏🏻

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

James, I believe I got the answer to my question on your previous post about the batis!! Just catching up on your posts!!!

Carly M
Senior Digital Ranger

Such a great story! Thanks for keeping us updated!!

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

James, We love all the attention you are giving to the birds! The video is just stellar!

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