More Southern Africa Birds
Jackie believes that the Lilac Brested Roller is the most beautiful bird on earth..
The Carmine Bee Eaters are a delight to see.
We watched this Bee Eater (right)
catch an insect. He then bashed the
insect on the branch as it wiggled to
kill the insect before swallowing the
Below, Grey Lourie
Right, Darter drying its wings.
Below, African Jacana.
The Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea) is the world's most abundant bird species (excluding domesticated species), with an
estimated adult breeding population of 1.5 billion. We saw them by the thousands. They are hated by African farmers as they
can destroy a crop in minutes.
Below, left for now nameless bird, makes its nest in elephant dung. Right, below, Ox Pecker, on Rhino's ear eating ticks..