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African Darter (Anhinga rufa)
:: African Darter (Anhinga rufa) ::
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
:: African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) ::
African Green Pigeon (Treron calva)
:: African Green Pigeon (Treron calva) ::
African grey hornbill (Tockus nasutus)
:: African grey hornbill (Tockus nasutus) ::
African Harrier-Hawk (Polyboroides typus)
:: African Harrier-Hawk (Polyboroides typus) ::
African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster)
:: African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster) ::
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
:: African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus) ::
African mourning dove (Streptopelia decipiens)
:: African mourning dove (Streptopelia decipiens) ::
African paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis)
:: African paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis) ::
African Pied wagtail (Motacilla aguimp)
:: African Pied wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) ::
African pygmy-kingfisher (Ispidina picta)
:: African pygmy-kingfisher (Ispidina picta) ::
African scops-owl (Otus senegalensis)
:: African scops-owl (Otus senegalensis) ::
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba)
:: African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) ::
African Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus)
:: African Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus)  ::
African wattled lapwing (plover) (Vanellus senegallus)
:: African wattled lapwing (plover) (Vanellus senegallus) ::
African White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)
:: African White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus) ::
African wood-owl (Strix woodfordii)
:: African wood-owl (Strix woodfordii) ::
Arrow-marked babbler (Turdoides jardineii)
:: Arrow-marked babbler (Turdoides jardineii) ::
Banded Martin (Riparia cincta)
:: Banded Martin (Riparia cincta) ::
Bar-throated Apalis (Apalis thoracica)
:: Bar-throated Apalis (Apalis thoracica) ::
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
:: Barn Owl (Tyto alba) ::
Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
:: Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) ::
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus)
:: Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) ::
Black - winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
:: Black - winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) ::
Black crake (Amaurornis flavirostris)
:: Black crake (Amaurornis flavirostris) ::
Black stork (Ciconia nigra)
:: Black stork (Ciconia nigra) ::
Black-backed puffback (Dryoscopus cubla)
:: Black-backed puffback (Dryoscopus cubla) ::
Black-bellied bustard (Eupodotis melanogaster)
:: Black-bellied bustard (Eupodotis melanogaster) ::
Black-chested (Black-breasted) Snake-eagle (Circaetus pectoralis)
:: Black-chested (Black-breasted) Snake-eagle (Circaetus pectoralis) ::
Black-collared Barbet (Lybius torquatus)
:: Black-collared Barbet (Lybius torquatus) ::
Black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
:: Black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) ::
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)
:: Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala) ::
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris)
:: Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) ::
Blacksmith plover (Vanellus armatus)
:: Blacksmith plover (Vanellus armatus) ::
Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis)
:: Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis) ::
Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata)
:: Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata) ::
Bronze-winged Courser
:: Bronze-winged Courser ::
Brown snake-eagle (Circaetus cinereus)
:: Brown snake-eagle (Circaetus cinereus) ::
Brown-headed parrot (Poicephalius cryptoxanthus)
:: Brown-headed parrot (Poicephalius cryptoxanthus) ::
Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris)
:: Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris) ::
Bully Canary (Serinus sulphuratus)
:: Bully Canary (Serinus sulphuratus) ::
Burchell's Coucal (Centropus burchellii)
:: Burchell's Coucal (Centropus burchellii) ::
Burchell's Starling (Lamprotornis australis)
:: Burchell's Starling (Lamprotornis australis) ::
Cape eagle-owl (Bubo capensis)
:: Cape eagle-owl (Bubo capensis) ::
Cape Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis nitens)
:: Cape Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis nitens) ::
Cape sparrow (Passer melanurus)
:: Cape sparrow (Passer melanurus) ::
Cape turtle-dove (Streptopelia capicola)
:: Cape turtle-dove (Streptopelia capicola) ::
Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres)
:: Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) ::
Cape Wagtail (Motacilla copensis)
:: Cape Wagtail (Motacilla copensis) ::
Cape Weaver (Ploceus capensis).
:: Cape Weaver (Ploceus capensis). ::
Cape White-eyes (Zosterops pallidus)
:: Cape White-eyes (Zosterops pallidus) ::
Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens)
:: Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens) ::
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
:: Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)  ::
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark (Eremopterix leucotis)
:: Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark (Eremopterix leucotis) ::
Chinspot Batis (Batis molitor)
:: Chinspot Batis (Batis molitor) ::
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
:: Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris ::
Comb Duck (Knobbilled Duck)(Sarkidiornis melanotos)
:: Comb Duck (Knobbilled Duck)(Sarkidiornis melanotos) ::
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
:: Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) ::
Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild)
:: Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild) ::
Coqui Francolin (Peliperdix coqui)
:: Coqui Francolin (Peliperdix coqui) ::
Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii)
:: Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii) ::
Crested francolin (Peliperdix sephaena)
:: Crested francolin (Peliperdix sephaena) ::
Crowned Hornbill, (Tockus alboterminatus)
:: Crowned Hornbill, (Tockus alboterminatus)  ::
Crowned plover (Vanellus coronatus)
:: Crowned plover (Vanellus coronatus) ::
Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates)
:: Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates) ::
Dark-capped bulbul (Pycnonotus tricolor)
:: Dark-capped bulbul (Pycnonotus tricolor) ::
Diderick Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx caprius) (Diederikkie)
:: Diderick Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx caprius) (Diederikkie) ::
Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus)
:: Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus) ::
Ducks  in captivity
:: Ducks in captivity ::
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)
:: Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus) ::
Emerald Spotted Wood-Dove (Turtur chalcospilos)
:: Emerald Spotted Wood-Dove (Turtur chalcospilos) ::
European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
:: European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) ::
European Roller (Coracias garrulus)
:: European Roller (Coracias garrulus) ::
Fiery-necked nightjar (Caprimulgus pectoralis)
:: Fiery-necked nightjar (Caprimulgus pectoralis) ::
Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)
:: Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis) ::
Fulvous Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor)
:: Fulvous Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) ::
Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maximus)
:: Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maximus) ::
Golden-Breasted Bunting (Emberiza flaviventris)
:: Golden-Breasted Bunting (Emberiza flaviventris) ::
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)
:: Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath) ::
Grass Owl (Tyto capensis)
:: Grass Owl (Tyto capensis) ::
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)
:: Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus) ::
Green (Redbilled) Wood-hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus)
:: Green (Redbilled) Wood-hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus) ::
Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
:: Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) ::
Green-winged Macaw or Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera)
:: Green-winged Macaw or Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera) ::
Green-winged Pytilia (Melba Finch)(Pytilia melba)
:: Green-winged Pytilia (Melba Finch)(Pytilia melba) ::
Greenbacked Heron (Butorides striatus)
:: Greenbacked Heron (Butorides striatus) ::
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
:: Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) ::
Grey lourie (Corythaixoides concolor)
:: Grey lourie (Corythaixoides concolor) ::
Greyheaded Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala)
:: Greyheaded Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala) ::
Hadeda Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash)
:: Hadeda Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) ::
Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)
:: Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) ::
Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris)
:: Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) ::
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)
:: Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) ::
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
:: Hoopoe (Upupa epops) ::
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
:: House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) ::
Jacobin cuckoo (Oxylophus jacobinus)
:: Jacobin cuckoo (Oxylophus jacobinus) ::
Klaas's Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas)
:: Klaas's Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas) ::
Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori)
:: Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori)  ::
Kurrichane Thrush (Turdus libonyana)
:: Kurrichane Thrush (Turdus libonyana) ::
Lapped-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotus)
:: Lapped-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotus) ::
Laughing dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)
:: Laughing dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) ::
Lesser Masked-Weaver (Ploceus intermedius)
:: Lesser Masked-Weaver (Ploceus intermedius) ::
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica)
:: Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica) ::
Lessor Grey Shrike (Lanius Minor)
:: Lessor Grey Shrike (Lanius Minor) ::
Lilac-Breasted Roller (Coracias caudata)
:: Lilac-Breasted Roller (Coracias caudata) ::
Little bee-eater (Merops pusillus)
:: Little bee-eater (Merops pusillus) ::
Little egret (Egretta garzetta)
:: Little egret (Egretta garzetta) ::
Lizard Buzzard
:: Lizard Buzzard ::
Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)
:: Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) ::
Long-tailed Paradise Whydah or Eastern Paradise Whydah (Vidua paradisaea)
:: Long-tailed Paradise Whydah or Eastern Paradise Whydah (Vidua paradisaea) ::
Magpie (african longtailed) shrike (Corvinelle melanoleuca)
:: Magpie (african longtailed) shrike (Corvinelle melanoleuca) ::
Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)
:: Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata) ::
Marabou Stork, (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)
:: Marabou Stork, (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) ::
Marsh owl (Asio capensis)
:: Marsh owl (Asio capensis) ::
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus)
:: Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) ::
Namaqua dove (Oena capensis)
:: Namaqua dove (Oena capensis) ::
Namaqua Sandgrouse (Pterocles namaqua).
:: Namaqua Sandgrouse (Pterocles namaqua). ::
Natal francolin (Pternistes natalensis)
:: Natal francolin (Pternistes natalensis) ::
Openbilled stork (African openbil) (Anastomus lamelligerus)
:: Openbilled stork (African openbil) (Anastomus lamelligerus) ::
Ostrich (Struthio camelus)
:: Ostrich (Struthio camelus) ::
Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus)
:: Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus) ::
Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum),
:: Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum), ::
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
:: Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) ::
Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)
:: Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)  ::
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
:: Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) ::
Purple Roller (Coracias naevia)
:: Purple Roller (Coracias naevia) ::
Purple-crested turaco (Musophaga porphyreolopha)
:: Purple-crested turaco (Musophaga porphyreolopha) ::
Rattling cisticola (Cisticola chiniana)(Bosveldtinktinkie)
:: Rattling cisticola (Cisticola chiniana)(Bosveldtinktinkie) ::
Red chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius)
:: Red chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius) ::
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
:: Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio) ::
Red-billed firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala)
:: Red-billed firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) ::
Red-billed hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
:: Red-billed hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus) ::
Red-Billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus)
:: Red-Billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) ::
Red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea)
:: Red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea) ::
Red-capped robin-chat (Natal robin)(Cossypho natalensis)
:: Red-capped robin-chat (Natal robin)(Cossypho natalensis) ::
Red-chested Swallow (Hirundo lucida)
:: Red-chested Swallow (Hirundo lucida) ::
Red-crested Korhaan (Lophotis ruficrista)
:: Red-crested Korhaan (Lophotis ruficrista)  ::
Red-headed Weaver (Anaplectes rubriceps)
:: Red-headed Weaver (Anaplectes rubriceps) ::
Red-winged Pytilia (Pytilia phoenicoptera)
:: Red-winged Pytilia (Pytilia phoenicoptera) ::
Reed cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus)
:: Reed cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus) ::
Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola)
:: Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola) ::
Saddlebilled Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)
:: Saddlebilled Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) ::
Scarlet-chested sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis)
:: Scarlet-chested sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis) ::
Secretarybird or Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
:: Secretarybird or Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) ::
Shikra (Little banded goshawk) (Accipiter badius)
:: Shikra (Little banded goshawk) (Accipiter badius) ::
Southern Boubou / Suidelike Waterfiskaal (Laniarius ferrugineus)
:: Southern Boubou / Suidelike Waterfiskaal (Laniarius ferrugineus) ::
Southern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicoides)
:: Southern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicoides) ::
Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
:: Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) ::
Southern masked-weaver (Ploceus velatus)
:: Southern masked-weaver (Ploceus velatus) ::
Southern Red Bishop (Euplectes orix)
:: Southern Red Bishop (Euplectes orix) ::
Southern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus anguitimens)
:: Southern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus anguitimens) ::
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas)
:: Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) ::
Speckled pigeon (Columba guinea)
:: Speckled pigeon (Columba guinea) ::
Spectacled weaver (Ploceus ocularis)
:: Spectacled weaver (Ploceus ocularis) ::
Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus)
:: Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus) ::
Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
:: Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) ::
Spotted thick-knee (Burhinus capensis)
:: Spotted thick-knee (Burhinus capensis) ::
Steppe Buzzard (Buteo vulpinus)
:: Steppe Buzzard (Buteo vulpinus) ::
Swainson's spurfowl (Pternistes swainsonii)
:: Swainson's spurfowl (Pternistes swainsonii) ::
Swee Waxbill (Estrilda melanotis)
:: Swee Waxbill (Estrilda melanotis) ::
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)
:: Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) ::
Tawny-flanked Prinia, (Prinia subflava)
:: Tawny-flanked Prinia, (Prinia subflava) ::
Thick-billed weaver (Amblyospiza albifrons)
:: Thick-billed weaver (Amblyospiza albifrons) ::
Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris),
:: Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris), ::
Verreaux's (giant) eagle-owl (Bubo lacteus)
:: Verreaux's (giant) eagle-owl (Bubo lacteus) ::
Violet-eared Waxbill (Uraeginthus granatina)
:: Violet-eared Waxbill (Uraeginthus granatina) ::
Wahlberg's Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi)
:: Wahlberg's Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi) ::
Water thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)
:: Water thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus) ::
Wattled Starling, (Creatophora cinerea)
:: Wattled Starling, (Creatophora cinerea) ::
White Faced Scops Owl
:: White Faced Scops Owl ::
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)
:: White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) ::
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus)
:: White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus) ::
White-browed robin-chat (Heuglin's robin)
:: White-browed robin-chat (Heuglin's robin) ::
White-crested Helmet-Shrike (Prionops plumatus)
:: White-crested Helmet-Shrike (Prionops plumatus) ::
White-crowned lapwing (Plover) (Vanellus albiceps)
:: White-crowned lapwing (Plover) (Vanellus albiceps) ::
White-faced duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
:: White-faced duck (Dendrocygna viduata) ::
White-Fronted Bee-eater, (Merops bullockoides)
:: White-Fronted Bee-eater, (Merops bullockoides) ::
White-headed vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis)
:: White-headed vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) ::
Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii)
:: Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii) ::
Wood Sandpiper, (Tringa glareola)
:: Wood Sandpiper, (Tringa glareola) ::
Woodland kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis)
:: Woodland kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) ::
Woolly-necked stork (Ciconia episcopus)
:: Woolly-necked stork (Ciconia episcopus) ::
Yellow-billed kite (Milvus parasitus)
:: Yellow-billed kite (Milvus parasitus) ::
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)
:: Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) ::
Yellow-billed stork (Mycteria ibis)
:: Yellow-billed stork (Mycteria ibis) ::
Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus)
:: Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus) ::
Yellow-Fronted Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus chrysoconus)
:: Yellow-Fronted Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus chrysoconus) ::
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus)
:: Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus) ::