About Steve Boyes

Steve Boyes is a Fellow of the National Geographic Society and a 2013 National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his work in the Okavango Delta and on the Cape Parrot Project. He has dedicated his life to conserving Africa’s wilderness areas and the species that depend upon them. After having worked as a camp manager and wilderness guide in the Okavango Delta and doing his PhD field work on the little-known Meyer’s Parrot, Steve took up a position as a Centre of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology. In 2019 Steve and the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project won the Rolex Explorer of the year

Top 25 birds of the week: Spiderhunters and Sunbirds!

By |2021-08-20T12:57:32+00:00August 20th, 2021|

Top 25 birds of the week: Spiderhunters and Sunbirds! Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme #spiderhunters and #sunbirds. We admire birds for their beauty and their ability to fly and most importantly for the role they play in the ecosystem. These pictures create awareness about the variety

Top 25 birds of the week: Plumage!

By |2021-08-13T11:48:21+00:00August 13th, 2021|

Top 25 birds of the week: Plumage! Plumage is a layer of feathers that cover a bird and the pattern, colour, and arrangement of those feathers. The pattern and colours of plumage differ between species and subspecies and they may also vary with age classes.  Although these different plumage classes or types exist, not all

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