Lappet-Faced Vulture

Identification: 95–105 cm, wing-span 255–290 cm Bare pink head and neck – covered with obvious skin folds (lappets) Heavy bill ... Read more

Pygmy Falcon

Genus: Polihierax Identification: At only 19-20 cm long this is a tiny raptor. Most often, the side of head is ... Read more

Great White Pelican

Identification: A very large, white pelican with black flight feathers contrasting with white covertsin flight. Habitat: They are found in ... Read more

Double-Banded Courser

Identification: The two double breast bands are very conspicuous from front. The legs and feet are greyish white. Habitat: This ... Read more

African Hoopoe

Identification: The hoopoe is 25-29cm long, with a 44-48cm wingspan. This black, white and pink bird is quite unmistakable, especially ... Read more

African Darter

  Identification: An 80 cm tall cormorant-like species with a very long neck. It has a thin white lateral neck ... Read more

Squacco Heron

Identification: 40-49cm Short neck Thick dark bill, with greenish tip Pale buff-brown back, with faint violet sheen Greenish legs Summer ... Read more

Crowned Lapwing

Identification: Crowned lapwings have sandy-brown sides of the face, neck, upper breast and upperparts. The rest of the underparts are ... Read more

Grey-Backed Sparrow-Lark

Identification: The white ear patch and sandy grey back and wings are very distinctive on the male. The female has ... Read more

Common Ostrich

Identification: World’s largest bird with males weighing up to 156 kg. Height 200-250cm, female shorter Long bare neck legs flesh-pink ... Read more

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