Lilac Breasted Roller

The Lilac Breasted Roller, showing off his Beauty. The national bird of both Kenya and Botswana. These birds are typically solitary or are found in pairs, but may stay in small family groups during the winter months. They perch on high vantage points at the very tops of trees and …

Hi there Bloggers

My apologies, I know it’s been a while since my previous upload. So let’s start off with some interesting facts. Let’s start with part 1 of a couple of topics, first with Giraffes’ scientific name; Camelopardalis. So what does Camelopardalis mean? It means, tallest living quadruped, having a spotted coat …

A visitor at our water hole

Late one afternoon we were very lucky to have one of the Male lions in the area come to our water hole for a drink , they had made a buffalo kill not too far from the lodge . A stunning picture with Madikwe Hills in the back ground After …

Wild Dogs in action

Setting off one afternoon in search of the Wild dogs, we had a good Idea where they were seen from the morning drive. On route to the area we where luck enough to get to see many other magical species, elephants, White Rhino, Giraffe and loads of zebra and wildebeest. …

Rhino awareness day ” Black rhino”

Morning, like we all know it is Rhino awareness day today. We were so fortunate to see this big Black rhino bull this morning. He made it quite a special day for us. This Rhino awareness day will be in our memories forever. Thanks to Werner Fitton for the Photo. …

The new Wild dog pups.

Greg had a blog a couple of weeks ago, so here is a update. Like you all know the big and the small pack of dogs have pups. We at Hills only had the opportunity to see the big packs pups so far. We all are hoping to see the …

It is time to think. What is it?

Hi, hope all is well. It has been a while since we last had a chat. I think we need to start it off with a little trick question. Jip! Let’s get the brain into thinking mode. The way it will work is, I’ll show you a photo of something, …

Munje

Munje (little one) one of the most favourite Leopards to follow in the Eastern section of the reserve has shown himself again in the week, close to Twasa water hole. As always showing everyone his beauty and giving us a chance to get some real amazing photos of him. He …