My guide/driver was very knowledgeable, especially about bird life. I saw a lot of birds and my guide identified basically all of them

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Merops pusillus argutus
Little Bee-eater ssp. argutus (Merops pusillus argutus, german: Zwergspint, french: Guêpier nain). (465k)
Merops bullockoides
White-fronted Bee-eater (Merops bullockoides, french: Guêpier à front blanc). (658k)
Merops bullockoides
Colony of White-fronted Bee-eaters (Merops bullockoides, french: Guêpier à front blanc). (929k)
Merops bullockoides
Colony of White-fronted Bee-eaters (Merops bullockoides, french: Guêpier à front blanc). (953k)
Merops sp.
Bee-eater in flight (Merops sp., german: Bienenfresser:Family). (733k)
Laniarius major
Tropical Boubou (Laniarius major). (960k)
Cichladusa arquata
Collared Palm Thrush (Cichladusa arquata). (650k)
Pycnonotus barbatus layardi
Southern Darkcap Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (649k)
Motacilla aguimp vidua
Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (1214k)
Streptopelia capicola tropica
Ring-necked Dove ssp. tropica (Streptopelia capicola tropica, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (784k)
Oena capensis capensis
Male Cape Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis capensis, german: Kaptäubchen, french: Tourterelle masquée). (752k)
Oena capensis capensis
Male Cape Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis capensis, german: Kaptäubchen, french: Tourterelle masquée). (782k)
Oena capensis capensis
Female Cape Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis capensis, german: Kaptäubchen, french: Tourterelle masquée). (830k)
Turtur chalcospilos
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos, german: Bronzeflecktäubchen, french: Tourtelette émeraudine). (706k)
Nicator gularis
Eastern Nicator (Nicator gularis, french: Nicator à tête brune). (814k)
Prionops plumatus
White-crested Helmetshrike (Prionops plumatus, german: Weißschopf-Brillenwürger, french: Bagadais casqué). (829k)
Buphagus erythrorhynchus
Red-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus, german: Rotschnabel-Madenhacker, french: Piquebœuf à bec rouge). (730k)
Coracias caudatus caudatus
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus, german: Gabelracke, french: Rollier à longs brins). (1018k)
Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur). (1278k)
Tringa glareola
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola, german: Bruchwasserläufer, french: Chevalier sylvain). (726k)
Actitis hypoleucos
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette). (750k)
Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche). (781k)
Vanellus albiceps
White-crowned Lapwing (Vanellus albiceps, french: Vanneau à tête blanche). (944k)
Vanellus armatus
Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus, german: Waffenkiebitz, french: Vanneau armé). (1098k)
Vanellus crassirostris
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris, french: Vanneau à ailes blanches). (944k)
Vanellus coronatus
Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus, german: Kronenkiebitz, french: Vanneau couronné). (910k)
Burhinus vermiculatus
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus, french: Œdicnème vermiculé). (702k)
Caprimulgus fossii
Square-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus fossii, german: Welwitschnachtschwalbe, french: Engoulevent du Mozambique). (704k)
Halcyon albiventris
Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris, german: Braunkopfliest, french: Martin-chasseur à tête brune). (545k)
Halcyon albiventris
Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris, german: Braunkopfliest, french: Martin-chasseur à tête brune). (617k)
Halcyon albiventris
Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris, german: Braunkopfliest, french: Martin-chasseur à tête brune). (342k)
Megaceryle maxima maxima
Female Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (659k)
Megaceryle maxima maxima
Male Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (745k)
Dicrurus adsimilis fugax
Eastern Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis fugax, german: Trauerdrongo, french: Drongo brillant). (1086k)
Lamprotornis mevesii mevesii
Savanna Meves's Starling (Lamprotornis mevesii mevesii, german: Mevesglanzstar, french: Choucador de Meves). (862k)
Corythaixoides concolor
Grey Go-away Bird (Corythaixoides concolor, german: Grauer Lärmvogel, french: Touraco concolore). (567k)
Tauraco porphyreolophus
Purple-crested Turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus, german: Glanzhaubenturako, french: Touraco à huppe splendide). (1384k)
Cursorius temminckii
Temminck's Courser (Cursorius temminckii, french: Courvite de Temminck). (1441k)
Dendroperdix sephaena zambesiae
Crested Francolin ssp. zambesiae (Dendroperdix sephaena zambesiae, german: Schopffrankolin, french: Francolin huppé). (804k)
Pternistis natalensis
Natal Francolin (Pternistis natalensis, french: Francolin du Natal). (1038k)
Pternistis swainsonii
Swainson's Francolin (Pternistis swainsonii, french: Francolin de Swainson). (992k)
Actophilornis africanus
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (887k)
Numida meleagris coronatus
Southern Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris coronatus, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie). (757k)
Guttera pucherani
Crested Guineafowl (Guttera pucherani, german: Kräuselhauben-Perlhuhn, french: Pintade de Pucheran). (822k)
Upupa africana
African Hoopoe (Upupa africana, french: Huppe d'Afrique). (577k)
Scopus umbretta umbretta
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine). (1110k)
Lophoceros alboterminatus
Crowned Hornbill (Lophoceros alboterminatus, german: Kronentoko, french: Calao couronné). (771k)
Lophoceros alboterminatus
Crowned Hornbill (Lophoceros alboterminatus, german: Kronentoko, french: Calao couronné) in flight. (709k)
Tockus rufirostris
Southern Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus rufirostris). (681k)
Bucorvus leadbeateri
Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri, german: Südlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve du Sud). (1069k)
Dendrocygna viduata
White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf). (1381k)
Plegadis falcinellus
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus, german: Brauner Sichler, french: Ibis falcinelle). (1130k)
Plegadis falcinellus
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus, german: Brauner Sichler, french: Ibis falcinelle). (1101k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (1161k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibises (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré) and Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1235k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (1143k)
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (648k)
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte) in flight. (680k)
Plectropterus gambensis gambensis
Northern Spur-winged Geese (Plectropterus gambensis gambensis, german: Sporngans, french: Oie-armée de Gambie). (1047k)
Egretta garzetta garzetta
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (1112k)
Bubulcus ibis ibis
Western Cattle Egret ssp. ibis (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs). (972k)
Ardeola ralloides
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (1313k)
Ardeola ralloides
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu) in flight. (1048k)
Butorides striata atricapilla
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (917k)
Ardeola rufiventris
Rufous-bellied Heron (Ardeola rufiventris, german: Rotbauchreiher, french: Crabier à ventre roux). (862k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (1070k)
Ardea alba melanorhynchos
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (732k)
Ardea alba melanorhynchos
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette) in flight. (706k)
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Pair of Saddle-billed Storks (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, german: Sattelstorch, french: Jabiru d'Afrique), female on the left, male on the right. (1102k)
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Female Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, german: Sattelstorch, french: Jabiru d'Afrique). Note the bright yellow iris of the female. (810k)
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Male Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, german: Sattelstorch, french: Jabiru d'Afrique). (783k)
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, german: Sattelstorch, french: Jabiru d'Afrique) in flight. (496k)
Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaffschnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain). (595k)
Ardea goliath
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath). (1244k)
Ardea goliath
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath) and Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie) in the water. (1391k)
Ardea goliath
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath) in flight. (1154k)
Necrosyrtes monachus
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus, german: Kappengeier, french: Vautour charognard) in flight. (500k)
Terathopius ecaudatus
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes) in flight. (646k)
Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer) in flight. (587k)
Nest African Fish Eagle
Nest of an African Fish Eagle. (1332k)

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