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  1. Blacksmith Lapwing /  Blacksmith Plover

    Blacksmith Lapwing / Blacksmith Plover

    Blacksmith Lapwing or Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus) is distributed throughout southern and eastern Africa. It inhabits the dry ground beside rivers, lakes, dams, ponds, lagoons, waterholes and sewage farms. Is a medium sized lapwing bird approximately 12 inches long. It is a strikingly...
  2. Blacksmith Lapwing /  Blacksmith Plover

    Blacksmith Lapwing / Blacksmith Plover

    Blacksmith Lapwing or Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus) is distributed throughout southern and eastern Africa. It inhabits the dry ground beside rivers, lakes, dams, ponds, lagoons, waterholes and sewage farms. Is a medium sized lapwing bird approximately 12 inches long. It is a strikingly...
  3. Blacksmith Lapwing /  Blacksmith Plover

    Blacksmith Lapwing / Blacksmith Plover

    Blacksmith Lapwing or Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus) is distributed throughout southern and eastern Africa. It inhabits the dry ground beside rivers, lakes, dams, ponds, lagoons, waterholes and sewage farms. Is a medium sized lapwing bird approximately 12 inches long. It is a strikingly...
  4. White-faced Whistling Duck

    White-faced Whistling Duck

    White-faced Whistling Duck, Dendrocygna viduata Breeds in sub-Saharan Africa and much of South America.This is an abundant species. It is largely resident, apart from local movements which can be 100km or more. It nests on a stick platform near the ground, and lays 8-12 eggs. Trees are...
  5. White-faced Whistling Duck

    White-faced Whistling Duck

    White-faced Whistling Duck, Dendrocygna viduata Breeds in sub-Saharan Africa and much of South America.This is an abundant species. It is largely resident, apart from local movements which can be 100km or more. It nests on a stick platform near the ground, and lays 8-12 eggs. Trees are...
  6. White-faced Whistling Duck,

    White-faced Whistling Duck,

    White-faced Whistling Duck, Dendrocygna viduata Breeds in sub-Saharan Africa and much of South America.This is an abundant species. It is largely resident, apart from local movements which can be 100km or more. It nests on a stick platform near the ground, and lays 8-12 eggs. Trees are...
  7. African Sacred Ibis

    African Sacred Ibis

    African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus An adult individual is 68 cm long with all-white body plumage apart from dark plumes on the rump. The baldhead and neck, thick curved bill and legs are black. The white wings show a black rear border in flight. Sexes are similar, but juveniles...
  8. African Sacred Ibis

    African Sacred Ibis

    African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus An adult individual is 68 cm long with all-white body plumage apart from dark plumes on the rump. The baldhead and neck, thick curved bill and legs are black. The white wings show a black rear border in flight. Sexes are similar, but juveniles...
  9. African Sacred Ibis

    African Sacred Ibis

    African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus An adult individual is 68 cm long with all-white body plumage apart from dark plumes on the rump. The baldhead and neck, thick curved bill and legs are black. The white wings show a black rear border in flight. Sexes are similar, but juveniles...
  10. Hamerkop

    Hamerkop

    The Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta), Stork, Umbrette, is a medium-sized wading bird (56 cm long, weighing 470 g). The shape of its head with a curved bill and crest at the back is reminiscent of a hammer, hence its name. The Hamerkop occurs in Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar and coastal...
  11. Hamerkop

    Hamerkop

    The Hammerkop (Scopus umbretta), Stork, Umbrette, is a medium-sized wading bird (56 cm long, weighing 470 g). The shape of its head with a curved bill and crest at the back is reminiscent of a hammer, hence its name. The Hammerkop occurs in Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar and coastal...
  12. Hamerkop

    Hamerkop

    The Hammerkop (Scopus umbretta), Stork, Umbrette, is a medium-sized wading bird (56 cm long, weighing 470 g). The shape of its head with a curved bill and crest at the back is reminiscent of a hammer, hence its name. The Hammerkop occurs in Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar and coastal...
  13. Hamerkop

    Hamerkop

    The Hammerkop (Scopus umbretta)is a medium-sized wading bird (56 cm long, weighing 470 g). The shape of its head with a curved bill and crest at the back is reminiscent of a hammer, hence its name. The Hammerkop occurs in Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar and coastal southwest Arabia in all...
  14. Black-Headed Heron

    Black-Headed Heron

    The Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala) is a large wading bird standing 85 cm tall, and it has a 150-cm wingspan. Of the heron family Ardeidae, common throughout much of Africa south of the Sahara, and Madagascar. This species usually breeds in the wet season in colonies in trees, reed...
  15. Black-Headed Heron

    Black-Headed Heron

    The Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala) is a large wading bird standing 85 cm tall, and it has a 150-cm wingspan. Of the heron family Ardeidae, common throughout much of Africa south of the Sahara, and Madagascar. This species usually breeds in the wet season in colonies in trees, reed...
  16. Squacco Heron

    Squacco Heron

    The Squacco Heron, Ardeola ralloides, is a small heron, 40-49 cm long with 82-95 cm wingspan this is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in flight, when it looks very white due to the...
  17. Squacco Heron

    Squacco Heron

    The Squacco Heron, Ardeola ralloides, is a small heron, 40-49 cm long with 82-95 cm wingspan this is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in flight, when it looks very white due to the...
  18. Green-Backed_Heron_Butorides_striata

    Green-Backed_Heron_Butorides_striata

  19. Squacco Heron

    Squacco Heron

    The Squacco Heron, Ardeola ralloides, is a small heron, 40-49 cm long with 82-95 cm wingspan this is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in flight, when it looks very white due to the...
  20. Squacco Heron

    Squacco Heron

    The Squacco Heron, Ardeola ralloides, is a small heron, 40-49 cm long with 82-95 cm wingspan this is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in flight, when it looks very white due to the...
  21. Squacco Heron

    Squacco Heron

    The Squacco Heron, Ardeola ralloides, is a small heron, 40-49 cm long with 82-95 cm wingspan this is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in flight, when it looks very white due to the...
  22. Layzeboy

    Comment by 'Layzeboy' in media 'Kittlitz's Plover'

    Good one very sharp, keep them comming!
  23. Black Heron  [Egret]

    Black Heron [Egret]

  24. Black Heron  [Egret]

    Black Heron [Egret]

  25. Black Heron  [Egret]

    Black Heron [Egret]

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