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: Eagles

By |2020-03-15T16:52:56+00:00March 13th, 2020|

Top 25 birds of the week: Eagles Eagles are large, powerfully built birds of prey, with heavy heads and beaks. They have relatively longer and more evenly broad wings, and more direct, fast flight. Most eagles are larger than any other raptors apart from some vultures. Because of their size and power, many eagle species

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: February 2020

By |2020-02-17T07:40:16+00:00February 14th, 2020|

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: February 2020 Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme February, your pictures can create awareness about the variety and beauty of birds in our environment. Here we present the Top 25 photographs of the week.   The Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Bird Photography

By |2020-02-03T11:52:34+00:00January 31st, 2020|

  Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Bird Photography Bird photography has many different facets and exciting photographic challenges. There are moments between the photographer and the bird where a bird fixing you with its gaze creates an alluring portrait that result in a stunning landscape shots. Photographing birds is certainly a unique

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Doves and Pigeons

By |2020-02-03T16:46:52+00:00January 24th, 2020|

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Doves and Pigeons In everyday speech, dove frequently indicates a pigeon that is white or nearly white; some people use the terms dove and pigeon interchangeably. In contrast, in scientific and ornithological practice, dove tends to be used for smaller species and pigeon for larger ones, but