This is the last post on my trip to South Africa. On the way to Johannesburg airport we visited the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve with beatiful landscapes and some interesting observations.
19. Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Pictures below are a Cape Batis and a Southern Bald Ibis.
Here I add the links to the last two days in Kruger National Park, in the north area.
17. Kruger National Park (6/7): Between Olifants and Mopani
18. Kruger National Park (7/7): Between Mopani and Punda Maria
And also some pictures (african hawk-eagle, southern ground-hornbill...
Our fifth day in Kruger National Park was going to take us into the most central part of the park. This area was the most similar to the typical African savanna, having less dense vegetation. Our day would end in Olifants, a camp with good views over the Olifants river.
The day gave...
Here you have the next post for the Kruger National Park. This day was between Skukuza and Satara, while heading north. We saw our first kori bustard, white rhinos and so on.
15. Kruger National Park (4/7): Between Skukuza and Satara
I need help to identify this bird I saw last August 21st in Kruger National Park, in South Africa, between Skukuza and Satara Rest Camps. It seems a young eagle, but I am not sure about species.
Here you have a new post on our third day on the southwest part of Kruger National Park. The third day in Kruger was going to start with a visit to the Lake Panic Bird Hide, near Skukuza Camp. This hide was really interesting and offered us nice observations. Thereafter, we moved...
Finally we arrived to the Kruger National Park. With nearly 2 million hectares Kruger NP is the largest national park in Africa, and hosts a unrivaled diversity of life forms within the continent, as well as several archeological sites. It hosts the Big Five (elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo...
No, this is the only one that I have.
My first thought was also greater blue-eared, but this two starlings in South Africa are so similar (at least for me) that it is difficult to say one species.
In my opinion, all are common chiffchaff (dark legs, short primary projection when visible, not too much yellow in plumage,...). In addition, in december in Spain you should only expect this species.