Sunday, August 23, 2015

South Africa July 2015

At Joburg airport: common Myna, Feral Pigeon and Pied Crow

At Hoedspruit Airport, Lilac-Breasted Roller, Grey Lourie, Southern Yellow-Billed Hornbill and Frok Tailed Drongo

In Vuyani: Greater Blue-Eared Starling, Dark-capped Bulbul, Green-backed Cameroptera, Blue Waxbill, African Green Pigeon, Blacksmith Plover, Cape Turtle Dove, Crested Francolin, White Crested Helmetshrike (flying round in small groups), Green Wood-hoopoe, Black-Headed Oriole, African Jacana, Egyptian Goose, Grey Heron, Red-faced Mousebird, Brown Snake Eagle, Green Backed Eremomela, Yellow-breasted Apalis, African Dusky Flycatcher, Brown Hooded Kingfisher, Red-billed Oxpecker, Cardinal Woodpecker, Yellow-fronted Canary, Bronze Mannikin, Southern Red-billed Hornbill, African Mourning Dove, Brubru, Sabota Lark, Dark Chanting Goshawk (sitting noble and proud on a fencepost), Red-billed Buffalo Weaver (who make the massive next colonies hanging from electricity pylons), Southern Black Tit, Golden-tailed woodpecker, Green-winged Pytilia, Kurrichane Thrush, Black-collared Barbet, Arrow-marked Babbler, Common Scimitarbill, Helmeted Guinea Fowl, Fiery-necked Nightjar (after dusk, sitting on the dusty tracks as we drove along then flying off just at the last minute)

Marabou Stork, Collared Sunbird at the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre.

On a day trip up onto the Drakensberg ridge: White Backed Vulture, Rock Kestrel, African Black Duck (flying), Verraux's Eagle, Red-winged Starling, Greater Double-collared Sunbird, Spectacled Weaver, Intermediate Egret, African Black Swift, Mocking Ciff Chat, Familiar Chat

Back into Moditlo/Vuyani: Southern White Crowned Shrike, African Fish Eagle, African Grey Hornbill, Bataleur, Bearded Scrub Robin, Long-billed Crombec, Hooded Vulture, Red-crested Korhaan, Spotted Eagle Owl

On a marvellous day in Kruger, Magpie Shrike, Natal Spurfowl, Common Ostrich, Three-banded Plover, Double-banded Sandgrouse, Black-backed Puffback, Crested Barbet, Laughing Dove, Black-chested Snake Eagle, Cape Vulture, Lappet-faced Vulture, African Pipit, Black-fronted Bush-shrike, Cape Wagtail, African Pied Wagtail, Black Crake, Black-crowned Night Heron, White Faced Whistling Duck, Goliath Heron, Striated HEron, Wate rThick Knee, Jameson's Firefinch, Hadeda Ibis, White Throated Swallow. 

No comments: