Southern Carmine Bee-Eater

Identification: Carmine with blue crown and undertail coverts. Habitat: Open woodland, savanna, low-altitude river valleys and floodplains, arid Acacia shrublands. ... 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

Blue Crane


Identification: Length 1.0-1.2 m, mass 4.2-5.8 kg, males larger than females Plumage is blue-grey except for white crown and lores. ... 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

Lilac-Breasted Roller

Identification: 14.5 inches. Green head, greenish yellow legs. The beak is strong, arched and hooked-tipped. Brown back, shoulder of the ... Read more

Northern Black Korhaan

Identification: Length 50 cm, mass 500-952 g, males slightly larger than females. Adult male: Head black with white cheek patches ... Read more

Greater Flamingo

Identification: Length 120-145cm Wing span 140-170cm Adult: White, tinged pink Red wing coverts Black flight feathers Decurved bill with black ... Read more

White-Fronted Bee-Eater

Identification: Green upperparts Cinnamon underparts Black mask White forehead, Bright red throat Square tail Dark trailing edge to wings, visible ... Read more