Msh Harrier

The African Marsh Harrier (Afrikaans name, Afrikaanse Vleivalk) is a common local resident, mostly found in larger permanent wetlands.

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They fly very fast and once they have quartered an area they will swoop down on their prey. They feed on rodents, small birds and amphibians.

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We see them often in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve and they are a joy to watch.

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