I drove out to the farm early this morning. En route a heavy mist descended over everything. Driving on the highway was slow with everybody flicking their hazard lights as a safety precaution. Once at the farm it remained misty and wet for about two hours before the sun started to burn it off. The humidity was sky high which left me soaked through with sweat
A Bluethroat showing lovely colour. According to the literature these birds are winter visitors due here in November. The early bird gets the worm. Note all the moisture on the grass.
Here a Steppe Grey Shrike sits on its favourite perch with wings fluffed out in an attempt to dry out
Male Spanish Sparrow. There are large flocks of these birds present at the farm
Isabelline Wheatear. A common passage migrant and winter visitor. Again an early arrival as they are expected in October. The image is slightly OOF but it is a lovely action shot
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin in classic pose with its tail cocked
A juvenile Namaqua Dove