Peter Chadwick

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KwaZulu Natal Birding
Zimanga Private Game Reserve lies in the heart of the Zululand bushveld and is close to the town of Mkuze. It is a bird watchers paradise that has three carefully designed photographic hides that allows the photographer to be at eye-level with the birds as they come down to drink and bathe. Excellent game viewing is also possible with...
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Chobe River Birding Featured Hot
Birding
When travellers mention the Chobe River in Botswana an immediate sense of awe and wonderment prevails and this is rightly so given that it has to rate as one of the last remaining areas in Africa where vast herds of game roam alongside an incredible diversity of birdlife.
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Western Cape Birding
If the Cape Floristic Kingdom can be related to a human body, then without a doubt, the Kogelberg Biosphere is the heart. It is considered by many to be the core of the fynbos with an incredibly high diversity of species being found across its area.
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Western Cape Birding
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, lying at the base of the Table Mountain chain and within the suburbs of Cape Town is world-renowned for its floral displays of the fynbos of the Cape Floristic Kingdom. This incredible diversity of plant life, in turn attracts the best of the Western Cape birds, including many of the highly sought after endemics and makes...
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Travel Writing
Lying on the border between Namibia and Botswana, the Chobe River is one of Africa's finest wildlife photographic destinations with teaming herds of wildlife and a matching diversity of bird species being on offer. Large herds of African Elephant and Cape Buffaloes swim across the crocodile infested river during the dry winter months on a daily basis to...
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Photography
With the global wonder of Table Mountain as its icon, the Western Cape is also the centre of the Cape Floristic Kingdom that is one of the world’s richest biodiversity and scenic hotspots. The coastline and marine environments are amongst the most diverse on the planet as a result of the mixing of the Agulhas and Benguela currents. All...
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Western Cape Birding
The several thousand strong flock of Swift, Sandwich and Common Terns wheeled and spun in unison as though part of a single-being before dropping in small groups to land on the pure white beaches. After some initial shuffling and preening, the birds all turned to face into the wind with many tucking their heads into the feathers on their...
African Skimmer in flight by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick
Birding
The global population of the African Skimmer is around 10 000 birds with only 1000 of these occurring in southern Africa where it faces human induced threats and it’s conservation status is considered as near-threatened. It is dependent on large healthy rivers and lake systems with exposed sandbanks where it roosts and breeds and the Chobe and Zambezi...
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Conservation
Although being the smallest of the six floristic regions of the world, the Cape Floristic Kingdom is the most diverse with over 9600 plant species having been recorded to date. 69% of these species are endemics and the sheer diversity and abundance of the fynbos together with its outstanding ecological processes rightly justify this incredible area as a World...
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Northern Cape Birding
The large-eyed faces of three Southern White-Faced Owl chicks starred down at me with inquisitive bobbing heads from the upper branches of a dense acacia tree and as I turned my head to the left to look into the adjacent tree, I also noticed a Pearl-Spotted Owlet peering out at me from a hollow in the knarled branch of...
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