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Get to know your African Birds - Bird Articles by Prof J du P Bothma
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Our own Cowboy Bird that likes to ride a Hippopotamus - The Hamerkop

Our own Cowboy Bird that likes to ride a Hippopotamus - The Hamerkop

The Birds that Flock Together, Stays most definitely Together - The European Bee-Eater

The Birds that Flock Together, Stays most definitely Together - The European Bee-Eater

When foraging, a black stork walks around slowly in shallow water while stabbing at prey with the sharply pointed bill. Watch the video! #leopardtv #birds #mondaymadness

When foraging, a black stork walks around slowly in shallow water while stabbing at prey with the sharply pointed bill. Watch the video!

Terrestrial game birds are normally hunted recreationally but it can also contribute to the conservation of game birds. As in most animal populations, the number of birds also fluctuates regularly in response to those environmental conditions... read more! #leopardtv #wildlife #africa

Terrestrial game birds are normally hunted recreationally but it can also contribute to the conservation of game birds. As in most animal populations, the number of birds also fluctuates regularly in response to those environmental conditions... read more! #leopardtv #wildlife #africa

The Cape glossy starling - occurs in much of central and southern Africa, except for the winter-rainfall regions of the Western Cape. Such a common sight on wildlife areas that they are mostly almost ignored. Read more on www.leopard.tv  #TBT #leopardtv #wildlife #birds

The Cape glossy starling - occurs in much of central and southern Africa, except for the winter-rainfall regions of the Western Cape. Such a common sight on wildlife areas that they are mostly almost ignored. Read more on www.

It forms large flocks, sleeping colonially in leafy trees in groups of several hundred birds that sit shoulder to shoulder. The European bee-eater skims the water surface when drinking water. Foraging is done...Read more on leopard.tv #shayamanzi #facts #leopardtv

It forms large flocks, sleeping colonially in leafy trees in groups of several hundred birds that sit shoulder to shoulder. The European bee-eater skims the water surface when drinking water. Foraging is done.Read more on leopard.

Learn how to identify male and female red-winged starlings! #leopardtv #learning #TBT

Learn how to identify male and female red-winged starlings!

The harsh call of the Natal spurfowl is characteristic of the #bushveld at dusk and dawn. Read more! #shayamanzi

The harsh call of the Natal spurfowl is characteristic of the at dusk and dawn. Read more!

The Black crake  Did you know that the scientific name of the black crake means yellow bill, although the adult black crake appears to be all black. Read more...

The Black crake Did you know that the scientific name of the black crake means yellow bill, although the adult black crake appears to be all black. Read more.

Did you know that the White-faced duck was first named scientifically in 1766.

Did you know that the White-faced duck was first named scientifically in

The fork-tailed drongo is a common bird in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa read more...

The fork-tailed drongo is a common bird in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa read more.

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