BAM Safari

My photo journal


The Beasts of Maasai Mara River

Maasai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) in Kenya is famous for its Wildebeest migration, when millions of Wildebeest and Zebra head for the lush grasses on the savannahs of the reserve. Depending on the rains, they arrive from the bordering Serengeti National Park inTanzania from July to September, annually. But, unfortunately[…]


Tigers in Water

After a successful tour to Pench Tiger Reserve in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India, on 6th June 2016 I landed at the Jaipur airport to continue my safari in Ranthambhore National Park (RNP). This is the park I have visited the most in India for Tiger photography in[…]


Asiatic Wild dogs at Pench Tiger Reserve

During my visits to Ranthambhore National Park in the past few years in India, many friends talked about the Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in the State of Maharashtra as a good location with many opportunities to photograph tigers. With this in mind, for the year 2016, I planned my 2nd[…]


Attack Channel at Punta Norte

Life on Planet Earth is full surprises! So as to the animals: especially on a beach of the Atlantic Ocean in a remote location of Argentina where nature offers a great spectacle. In the year 1976, Juan Carlos Lopez, a ranger in charge of the wild life protected area at[…]


Killing for a living Ndutu Wild Dogs

Ndutu Plains bordering the Serengeti National Park is in Tanzania in East Africa. Enormous herds of Wildebeest go through this area in the months of February and March every year as they follow the rains in search of fresh grass to graze on. The Wildebeest migration attracts wildlife photographers and[…]



My first Safari for the year 2016 was to India for more encounters with the largest big cat in the wild onplanet Earth, the Tiger. The National Park I visited most during the last 15 years in search of this magnificent cat wasthe Ranthambhore National Park (RNP) in the state[…]


World’s Smallest Bird

The world’s smallest living bird weighs around 1.6 to 2 grams with a length of 5 to 6 cm. It is the Bee Hummingbird endemic to the Republic of Cuba. In contrast, the largest living bird is the Ostrich found in many national parks in the African continent. A male[…]


Kings of Savute

After returning home from South Africa in September 2015, I had only a month to get ready for the mobile camping safari in the Okavanga Delta of Botswana. It was planned from October 14th to 25th. This was arranged for me by my friend in Maun, Steven Stockhall, early this[…]


African Safaris – 2015

Satara Lions My first safari to the African continent for the year 2015 was for five nights at Kruger National Park (KNP) followed by four nights at Kirkman’s Camp bordering Kruger in South Africa. This was from 29th August to 7th September. My wife Lilani and our eldest son Harshana,[…]


Flying Giant of America

I visited Costa Rica in July 2014 together with my wife for bird photography. I had an expectation of sighting the largest and most powerful eagle on the animal planet, the mighty Harpy Eagle (HAE). It is also known as “Haribon” which means King of Birds, so called because it[…]