Kakumbi Salt Pans

03rd July 2012
We spent a lovely afternoon at a nearby salt spring on Sunday. The area is used by various wildlife species who come to drink and make use of the coarse grasses that grow there. At this time of year, hundreds of Crowned Cranes congregate to conduct their ritual breeding dance. At this stage, the birds are still massing and there is little mating behaviour, but the sight of 150 Cranes on the lush green grass is still beautiful.

On the way back from the pans, we enjoyed the beautiful evening light splashing shadows through the vast area of cathedral Mopane trees.


Photo comment By Leonie Bayley: Crowned Cranes absolutely beautiful! Photos Ed! I've never seen so many at once! I've just got myself a Canon Eos 600D SLR procrastinated enough & a good sale on! Now I've got to put it together!*** Hope when i return in 10 weeks you'll be taking a safari out so I can learn from you!!! Again awesome photos! Leonie :-)

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