Glossy Ibis

The Glossy Ibis (Afrikaans name, Glansibis) is a common local resident found at lakes, dams and wetlands.

They breed colonially, often with other ibises and egrets

We spotted these on a trip to Strandfontein Settling Pools.

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Yellow-billed Egret

The Yellow-billed Egret (Afrikaans name, Geelbekwitreier) is the second largest Egret. It is a common resident in marshes and flooded…
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Red-billed Teal

The red-billed Teal (Afrikaans name, Rooibekeend) is one of the prettiest of ducks, strangely the female is the one that quacks whilst the…