White-throated Swallow and nest

Whilst sitting in the hide at Abrahamskraal in the West Coast national park, this pair of Pearl-breasted swallows kept flying in and out the hide and that is when we noticed the beautifully built nest inside.

This swallow was so anxious about her nest that she kept flying in and resting on the door, almost as though she was checking on us.

We managed to get a photo of the swallow sitting in the nest.

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Strand Roos or Dune Rose

Whilst visiting the West Coast National Park, we saw this stunning wild flower with its papery flowers that are so pretty, pink and delicate…
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These flowers appear all along the coastline, in the sand dunes on the Langebaan lagoon. Identified as Bitterbush (chrysocoma coma-aurea)…