Speckled Mousebirds Drinking

 

Speckled Mousebirds Drinking_┬ęPeterChadwick_AfricanConservationPhotographer

A pair of speckled mousebirds clamber along the rim of a waterhole in the Zululand bush veld to drink and briefly bathe. With wet feathers, they then clambered up a dead tree stump and sat facing the sun to dry themselves off.