At first we couldn’t identify this bird (because it’s a juvenile and doesn’t match any of the photos in the bird books) but with the help of the rangers at camp, we finally managed to crack the mystery. It is a juvenile Southern Ground Hornbill. We spotted it on the way to Satara coming from Letaba.
Juvenile Ground Hornbill
Black-chested Snake Eagle In Flight
This was our first sighting (lifer) of this Black-chested Snake Eagle (Afrikaans name, Swartborsslangarend). We saw him on the way to Letaba…