I saw quite a few birds in South Africa, here are some pictures.

Nature pictures of South Africa and other bird pages are linked:

Nature in South Africa
Nature Page for South Africa
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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in South Africa

Struthio camelus australis
Closeup of one of the Southern Ostriches (Struthio camelus australis, german: Afrikanischer Strauß, french: Autruche d'Afrique) in an ostrich farm. (443k)
Scopus umbretta umbretta
Bird Nest. This nest was pretty big. It probably is from a Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine). I saw a similar one in Tanzania. I finally saw the bird itself in Benin. (1144k)
Onychognathus morio
Red-winged Starling (Onychognathus morio, german: Rotschwingenstar, french: Rufipenne morio). (1141k)
Numida meleagris coronatus
Southern Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris coronatus, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie) flock crossing the road. (898k)
Numida meleagris coronatus
Southern Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris coronatus, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie). (1086k)
Halcyon senegalensis
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (958k)
 Unknown Eagle
?? Unknown Eagle. (239k)
 Unknown Eagle Flight
?? Unknown eagle in flight. (768k)
Gyps africanus
White-backed Vultures (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain). (721k)

This page contains 9 pictures of 6 bird species

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