Category: Birds – South Africa

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Weaver Southern Masked

The Southern Masked Weaver is my very first bird I photographed at Muldersdrift, Johannesburg in South Africa during September in 2017. This photo was taken with a Canon Legaria HF R76 camcorder. Weavers in...

Bird watching for beginners 0

Bird watching for beginners

Bird watching for beginners. Bird watching is a fascinating hobby and I hope I can assist you getting started in this blog post. Equipment this is normally used for birding includes binoculars, a camera...

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Birdwatching using camcorder

Birdwatching using a camcorder – As promised in the previous blog post, my next step was to buy something better to take photos and videos. My set of mind was, if I can take...

Speckled Pigeon 0

Bird lifers list

A bird lifers list is all the birds that you have seen and recorded. I want to showcase some of the birds I have photographed through my birdwatching journey together with the locations I...

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Roodekrans birding – Trip report

The main attraction at Roodekrans, at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, is the black eagles (Aquila verreauxii) for birding. The habitat at Roodekrans is perfect for black eagles because it offers terrain with cliffs...

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Lion And Safari Park birding

Lion And Safari Park for birding are excellent for driving while looking for birds. The park is locted at: R512 Pelindaba Rd, Hartbeespoort, Broederstroom, between Lanseria and Fourways. It is about 40km from Pretoria...

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Boulders Beach birding – Trip report

Boulders Beach for birding is a must for all Penguin lovers. The Penguin colony at Boulders Beach is a stunning all-year-round destination, not only during the feeding and breeding season. Nowhere else in the...

Secretary bird facts 0

Secretary bird facts

Secretary bird facts – Scientific name: Sagittarius serpentarius BirdLife South Africa has selected the Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius as the Bird of the Year for 2019. This charismatic, long-legged, bird of prey has blue-grey feathers...

African Fish Eagle facts 0

African Fish Eagle facts

African Fish Eagle facts -Haliaeetus vocifer Taxonomy: The African fish eagle is a species placed in the genus Haliaeetus (sea eagles). Its closest relative appears to be the critically endangered Madagascar fish eagle (H....