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    RAMERON PIGEON (Columba arquatrix) - a resident breeding bird in much of eastern and southern Africa from Cameroon and Ethiopia to the Cape. It consumes mostly fruits and berries taken from the canopies, and to a lesser extend, fallen fruits, seeds, insects and caterpillars picked from the ground. It is monogamous and will seek another mate only if the first one dies. The male has a display consisting of deep bows, & a display flight which consists of a climb, wingclapping, & a slow glide down.

    Grey-headed Bushshrike by Arno Meintjes

    Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos)

    Greater Blue-eared Starling or Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus) is a bird that breeds from Senegal east to Ethiopia and south through eastern Africa to northeastern South Africa and Angola. It is a very common species of open woodland that undertakes some seasonal movements. www.instinctsafar...

    Nicobar Pigeon

    Photo “Kori bustard - male in love” by Paolo Maffioletti

    VULTURINE GUINEA FOWL (Acryllium vulturinum - a native of sub-Saharan Africa, from Uganda south into eastern Kenya and is the largest extant guineafowl species. They eat seeds and small invertebrates. This guineafowl is terrestrial, and will run rather than fly when alarmed. Despite the open habitat, it tends to keep to cover, and roosts in trees. It makes loud chink-chink-chink-chink-chink calls.

    Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus) by gerdavs. The Greater Blue-eared Starling or Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus) is a bird that breeds from Senegal east to Ethiopia and south through eastern Africa to northeastern South Africa and Angola. It is a very common species of open woodland that undertakes some seasonal movements.

    Apaloderma narina/Narina Trogon/アフリカキヌバネドリ

    Sagittarius serpentarius/Secretary bird/ヘビクイワシ

    Crested Barbet. The extended twitter of treee treeetee teeeeetree announces the presence of this fruit eating visitor to the tree canopy of the savanna woodlands, riverine forests and now suburbia. Crested Barbet is not resident in sub tropical Durban, but every Jauary one passes through a Park near where I live and I delight in hearing him call for days before he pushes of on the rest his journey

    Southern Red Bishop

    Yellow-crowned Gonolek (Laniarius barbarus) Africa

    Meve's Starling.

    The Southern Masked Weaver or African Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) is a resident breeding bird species common throughout southern Africa. This weaver is very widespread and found in a wide range of habitats, including shrubland, savanna, grassland, open woodland, inland wetlands and semi-desert areas. It also occurs in suburban gardens and parks.

    Blue Crane - National bird of South Africa

    Preening MANDARIN DUCK (Male)

    Spotted pigeon

    Seychelles Blue-pigeon

    Nicobar Pigeons

    Knysna Turaco (Tauraco corythaix). A large turaco of eastern South Africa and Swaziland. photo: Duncan R.