This Malachite Kingfisher posed for over a half hour
Guess he wanted to make sure I got his best side.
The weaver birds had migrated to a different area when I was there but
I wanted to match the bird to the nests so here is a file photo
Southern Yellow-billed Horn-bill
The Hamerkop is a strange looking bird with a strange name.
This Lilac-breasted Roller is probably the most colorful bird I saw!
Nature has its garbage collectors everywhere. Here White-backed Vultures are cleaning up a rhino carcass.
I think this is a Yellow Billed Kite
These three photos are of the Yellow-billed Stork
I have not been able to identify this little guy.
Southern Ground Horn-bill. I have no idea what this one is doing in a tree!
This Egyptian Goose family is out for a swim in algae covered water.
These Cape Glossy Starlings are a lot prettier that our US ones. They turn an iridescent purple when the sun hits them.
I caught this Brown Pelican winging it home
A Green-backed Heron searching for dinner
This may be a Red-backed Shrike
This is the Secretary-bird. It is in a family all by its self
African Hoopoe When he gets excited his head feathers raise up in a mohawk
Ostrich. What would a trip to Africa be without seeing Ostriches?
And we end our bird section with these giant birds
Now lets move to something a whole lot bigger: