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Hadeda Ibis in Maasai Mara

Hadeda Ibis in Maasai Mara

A game drive in Maasai Mara is always exciting given the wide variety of birds and animals. On this drive we got within striking (photography) distance to get some lovely pictures of two of the Big 5’s and frame filling compositions of the Hadeda Ibis. The...
Black Rhinoceros in Maasai Mara

Black Rhinoceros in Maasai Mara

On this safari in the Maasai Mara National Park, we went searching for the elusive and endangered Black Rhinoceros. We had to drive far away to one corner of the park to find this fellow. Most of the times, the Black Rhinoceros keep themselves far away from the road...
Black Rhinoceros in Maasai Mara

Black Rhinoceros in Maasai Mara

In the Mara Triangle, there is a small herd of Black Rhinoceros that can be sighted every few days; if you look hard for them. That is exactly what we did and were lucky to spot a few of them on this morning game drive in Maasai Mara. We also spotted this Topi covered...
Big 5 in Maasai Mara

Big 5 in Maasai Mara

On this trip to Maasai Mara, we finally spotted and photographed the Big 5, and Emanuel, our driver and guide, almost pulled off the record of spotting the Big 5 in a single game drive, except that we spotted the Black Rhinoceros in the 2nd game...
In the twilight zone with Black Rhinoceros in Maasai Mara

In the twilight zone with Black Rhinoceros in Maasai Mara

We had been in search of the Black Rhinoceros since morning and in spite of moving through the last spotted location of the Black Rhinoceros, we just could not spot them. They were for sure in the area, but were very well camouflaged. And our time to spot them was...
Evening with a pride of Lions in Masai Mara – Final Part

Evening with a pride of Lions in Masai Mara – Final Part

As we were observed the pride of Lions, time flew and the sun set fast. We had to leave the Lions to themselves and start our return journey to the resort. When we turned the vehicle and started moving, we noticed that the rest of the Pride were sleeping under an...
Animals of Africa #26 – Black Rhinoceros in Masai Mara

Animals of Africa #26 – Black Rhinoceros in Masai Mara

After the joy of watching the curious Hyena cub and its family, we moved deeper into the Masai Mara reserve. That’s when Emmanuel, our driver and naturalist, spotted the Black Rhinoceros. He mentioned that there were only five of them left in the Mara triangle....