Evanne Rothwell of Riverine Rovers sent these beautiful photos of a Common Fiscal Shrike chick at the Silvermine Wetlands.  In the first  he was drying off after a light shower of rain and in the second it is the same chick hoping for a handout of cheese!

 

Fiscal shrike chick at Silvermine wetlands after rain. Photo: Evanne Rothwell

Fiscal shrike chick at Silvermine wetlands after rain. Photo: Evanne Rothwell

 

Fiscal shrike chick at Silvermine wetlands  in Fish Hoek/Clovelly.. Photo: Evanne Rothwell

Fiscal shrike chick at Silvermine wetlands. Photo: Evanne Rothwell

 

She also captured this  juvenile double collared sunbird just starting to come into his breeding colours.

Juvenile Southern Double Collared Sunbird at Silvermine Wetlands in Fish Hoek/Clovelly. Photo: Evanne Rothwell

Juvenile Southern Double Collared Sunbird at Silvermine Wetlands in Fish Hoek/Clovelly. Photo: Evanne Rothwell

Thanks for your contributions, Evanne!

Viv