Sacred Ibis

Sacred Ibis (Afrikaans name Skoorsteenveer) we spotted on a trip to Strandfontein Settling Pools this weekend. Believe it or not, this bird is larger than a fish eagle.

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Greater Flamingo

The Greater Flamingo (Afrikaans name, Grootflamink) is a common resident and intra-african migrant. They are found mainly around lakes, salt…
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Kelp Gulls Attack To Protect Their Eggs

While visiting the Strandfontein Settling Pools, we saw these enormous birds that seemed at first to be over-sized seagulls. They were, in…