Editors Letter October – December 2023

Editors Letter October – December 2023
shaz dunbar oct dec 23
Shaz Dunbar

A warm welcome to all our readers!

At the time of writing this note, there were just over 3 months left until the end of 2023 and even less time to Christmas. Time is something that we should not waste as it can never be taken back – “time waits for no man”. If there is something that you have been wanting to do, then do it – don’t wait. Don’t put something off and say, “I will do it later or even tomorrow” – do it now.

“Procrastination is the thief of time” – Edward Young (English Poet)

Go and visit that friend or family member, go to that national park, go fishing, have that meal you’ve been dreaming about or take yourself off for a luxurious spa treatment – Go on, you will thank yourself later!

Enjoy this issue.

Shaz 😊

Rock Kestrel cover photo by JP Meyer


Rock Kestrel

Photographer Jean Pierre Meyer 400px

Jean-Pierre Meyer


About Jean-Pierre

I have been in the industry since 1995 and I started my career as a receptionist in a lodge in the Waterberg mountains in South Africa. I worked my way up the ladder to become a lodge manager of a small tented camp. About 5 years ago I decided to take up photography as a hobby as I was spending so much time with guests on safari. I realised just how much I love animals and I wanted to spend more time with them. I started to study the behaviour of the different animals and tried to predict their movements. Having a hobby like wildlife photography puts me in an amazing position – I get to spend my time doing what I am passionate about – I feel extremely blessed!


Andrew Roberts (East Africa Maps)
Declan Peppard (Travel Care)
Dr. Dick Stockley
Dr. Nathaniel Dunigan (AidChild)
Gorilla Conservation Coffee
Simon Gillespie (International School Uganda)
Jean-Pierre Meyer
Jo-Anne McArthur
Leah Makanda (Mbuyu Foundation)
Mwebaze Isharaza “Isha” (Africa Retreat Centre)
Nada Andersen (Canine Association Uganda)
Steve Williams (Kyaninga Lodge)
Tom Nsereko
USPCA Shelter


Please note our disclaimer


The rock kestrel (Falco rupicolus) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It was previously considered a subspecies of
the common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). A slender, medium-sized kestrel, between 30 and 33 centimeters tall. Adult male’s weigh between 183g and 254g, while the
females weigh between 190g and 280g. Rock kestrels feed on a wide variety of organisms. They eat primarily invertebrates, but have been known to consume rodents,
reptiles and birds. Two primary forms of hunting are employed: hover hunting and perch hunting. The rock kestrel is common in many protected areas, and as a result is
not threatened.

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