The Sand Martin (Afrikaans name, Europese Oewerswael) is an uncommon summer visitor to the Western Cape being a Palearctic migrant.

While visiting the West Coast national Park we were delighted to come across one of them.

1 Comment

  1. RC
    18 December 2016

    Imho the bird in your pictures is a Banded Martin (Afrikaans name, Gebande Oewerswael of Oewerswael) Riparia cincta, it’s African cousin


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