Bird life in Botswana is great. Fortunately, I had a knowledgeable guide as well as a birdwatcher on the tour. They were able to identify almost all the birds.

Nature pictures of Botswana and other bird pages are linked:

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Botswana

Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii)
Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii, german: Hauben-Bartvogel, french: Barbican promépic). (784k)
Black-collared Barbet (Lybius torquatus)
Black-collared Barbet (Lybius torquatus, german: Halsband-Bartvogel, french: Barbican à collier). (527k)
Kalahari Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas paena)
Kalahari Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas paena, french: Agrobate du Kalahari). (759k)
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)
Red-billed Queleas (Quelea quelea, german: Blutschnabel­weber, french: Travailleur à bec rouge). These birds come in flocks of millions. They devastate crops. (708k)
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea, german: Blutschnabel­weber, french: Travailleur à bec rouge). (647k)
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus)
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus, german: Graukopfsperling, french: Moineau gris). (1223k)
Angolan Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis angolensis)
Female Angolan Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis angolensis, german: Angola-Schmetterlings­fink, french: Cordonbleu d'Angola). (1374k)
Jameson's Firefinch (Lagonosticta rhodopareia)
Male Jameson's Firefinch (Lagonosticta rhodopareia, german: Rosenamarant, french: Amarante de Jameson) and female Angolan Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis angolensis, german: Angola-Schmetterlings­fink, french: Cordonbleu d'Angola). (1013k)
Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii)
Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii, french: Hirondelle à longs brins). (396k)
Chinspot Batis (Batis molitor)
Male Chinspot Batis (Batis molitor, french: Pririt molitor). (565k)
Northern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus tricolor)
Northern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus tricolor, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (575k)
Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegalus)
Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegalus, french: Tchagra à tête noire). (883k)
Rattling Cisticola (Cisticola chiniana)
Rattling Cisticola (Cisticola chiniana). (612k)
Arnot's Chat (Myrmecocichla arnotti)
Male Arnot's Chat (Myrmecocichla arnotti, french: Traquet d'Arnott). (736k)
Little Bee-eater ssp. argutus (Merops pusillus argutus)
Little Bee-eaters ssp. argutus (Merops pusillus argutus, german: Zwergspint, french: Guêpier nain). (611k)
Little Bee-eater ssp. argutus (Merops pusillus argutus)
Little Bee-eater ssp. argutus (Merops pusillus argutus, german: Zwergspint, french: Guêpier nain). (644k)
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus)
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus, french: Pipit africain). (943k)
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica)
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica, french: Hirondelle striée). (572k)
Arrow-marked Babbler (Turdoides jardineii)
Arrow-marked Babbler (Turdoides jardineii, german: Braundrossling, french: Cratérope fléché). (683k)
Southern Pied Babbler (Turdoides bicolor)
Southern Pied Babbler (Turdoides bicolor, french: Cratérope bicolore). (713k)
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)
Yellow-billed Oxpeckers (Buphagus africanus, german: Gelbschnabel-Madenhacker, french: Piquebœuf à bec jaune) on a Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (819k)
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus, german: Gelbschnabel-Madenhacker, french: Piquebœuf à bec jaune). (807k)
Clancey's Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis apivorus)
Clancey's Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis apivorus, german: Trauerdrongo, french: Drongo brillant). (562k)
White-browed Sparrow Weaver (Plocepasser mahali)
Female White-browed Sparrow Weaver (Plocepasser mahali, french: Mahali à sourcils blancs). (496k)
Red-billed Buffalo Weaver (Bubalornis niger)
Red-billed Buffalo Weaver (Bubalornis niger, german: Büffelweber, french: Alecto à bec rouge). (767k)
Red-billed Buffalo Weaver Nest
Red-billed Buffalo Weaver nest. This is a communal nest for many families. (1418k)
White-crested Helmetshrike (Prionops plumatus)
White-crested Helmetshrike (Prionops plumatus, german: Weißschopf-Brillenwürger, french: Bagadais casqué). (776k)
Western Southern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus anguitimens anguitimens)
Western Southern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus anguitimens anguitimens, french: Eurocéphale à couronne blanche). (545k)
Savanna Meves's Starling (Lamprotornis mevesii mevesii)
Savanna Meves's Starling (Lamprotornis mevesii mevesii, german: Mevesglanzstar, french: Choucador de Meves). (719k)
Burchell's Starling (Lamprotornis australis)
Burchell's Starling (Lamprotornis australis, german: Riesenglanzstar, french: Choucador de Burchell). (808k)
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus, german: Grünschwanz-Glanzstar, french: Choucador à oreillons bleus). (585k)
Damara Meyer's Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri damarensis)
Damara Meyer's Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri damarensis, german: Goldbugpapagei, french: Perroquet de Meyer). (834k)
Bennett's Woodpecker ssp. bennettii (Campethera bennettii bennettii)
Female Bennett's Woodpecker ssp. bennettii (Campethera bennettii bennettii, german: Bennettspecht, french: Pic de Bennett). (871k)
Magpie Shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus)
Magpie Shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus, german: Elsterwürger, french: Corvinelle noir et blanc). (432k)
Magpie Shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus)
Magpie Shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus, german: Elsterwürger, french: Corvinelle noir et blanc) in flight. (598k)
Crimson-breasted Shrike (Laniarius atrococcineus)
Crimson-breasted Shrike (Laniarius atrococcineus, german: Rotbauchwürger, french: Gonolek rouge et noir). (1.9M)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)
Male African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (834k)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)
Hovering female African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (648k)
Malachite Kingfisher ssp. robertsi (Corythornis cristatus robertsi)
Malachite Kingfisher ssp. robertsi (Corythornis cristatus robertsi, german: Haubenzwerg­fischer, french: Martin-pêcheur huppé). (791k)
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis)
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée). (1216k)
Tropical Cape Turtle Dove (Streptopelia capicola tropica)
Tropical Cape Turtle Dove (Streptopelia capicola tropica, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (1367k)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (647k)
African Green Pigeon (Treron calvus)
African Green Pigeon (Treron calvus, german: Rotnasen-Grüntaube, french: Colombar à front nu). (449k)
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos)
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos, german: Bronzefleck­täubchen, french: Tourtelette émeraudine). (627k)
African Hoopoe (Upupa africana)
Male African Hoopoe (Upupa africana, german: Afrikawiedehopf, french: Huppe d'Afrique). (865k)
Green Wood Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus)
Green Wood Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus, german: Baumhopf, french: Irrisor moqueur). (837k)
Green Wood Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus)
Green Wood Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus, german: Baumhopf, french: Irrisor moqueur). (862k)
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus)
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus, german: Gabelracke, french: Rollier à longs brins). (654k)
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus)
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus, german: Gabelracke, french: Rollier à longs brins). (862k)
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus)
Lilac-breasted Roller ssp. caudatus (Coracias caudatus caudatus, german: Gabelracke, french: Rollier à longs brins) in flight. (835k)
Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius)
Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius, german: Hirtenregen­pfeifer, french: Pluvier pâtre). (1178k)
Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus)
Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus, german: Waffenkiebitz, french: Vanneau armé). (1199k)
Cape Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus coronatus)
Cape Crowned Lapwings (Vanellus coronatus coronatus, german: Kronenkiebitz, french: Vanneau couronné). (1117k)
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris)
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris, german: Langzehenkiebitz, french: Vanneau à ailes blanches). (1012k)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (1059k)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
Juvenile African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (802k)
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus, german: Wassertriel, french: Œdicnème vermiculé). (1247k)
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris)
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris, german: Braunmantel-Scherenschnabel, french: Bec-en-ciseaux d'Afrique). (1076k)
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris)
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris, german: Braunmantel-Scherenschnabel, french: Bec-en-ciseaux d'Afrique) in flight. (693k)
Kalahari Go-away Bird (Corythaixoides concolor bechuanae)
Kalahari Go-away Bird (Corythaixoides concolor bechuanae, german: Grauer Lärmvogel, french: Touraco concolore). (881k)
Senegal Coucal (Centropus senegalensis)
Senegal Coucal (Centropus senegalensis, german: Spornkuckuck, french: Coucal du Sénégal). (830k)
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus)
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus, german: Weißbrauenkuckuck, french: Coucal à sourcils blancs). (1365k)
Bradfield's Hornbill (Lophoceros bradfieldi)
Bradfield's Hornbill (Lophoceros bradfieldi, german: Felsentoko, french: Calao de Bradfield). (671k)
Bradfield's Hornbill (Lophoceros bradfieldi)
Bradfield's Hornbill (Lophoceros bradfieldi, german: Felsentoko, french: Calao de Bradfield) in flight. (626k)
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus)
Male African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (668k)
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus)
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir) in flight. (481k)
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas)
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas, german: Südlicher Gelbschnabeltoko, french: Calao leucomèle). (806k)
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas)
Close-up of a Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas, german: Südlicher Gelbschnabeltoko, french: Calao leucomèle). (341k)
Southern Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus rufirostris)
Southern Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus rufirostris, german: Mopanetoko). (796k)
Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
Family of Southern Ground Hornbills (Bucorvus leadbeateri, german: Südlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve du Sud), juvenile on left, female in center. (1106k)
Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
Female Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri, german: Südlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve du Sud). (881k)
Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
Male Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri, german: Südlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve du Sud). (556k)
Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
Juvenile Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri, german: Südlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve du Sud). (855k)
Double-banded Sandgrouse ssp. bicinctus (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus)
Pair of Double-banded Sandgrouse ssp. bicinctus (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus, german: Nachtflughuhn, french: Ganga bibande), male on the left. (929k)
Double-banded Sandgrouse ssp. bicinctus (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus)
Female Double-banded Sandgrouse ssp. bicinctus (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus, german: Nachtflughuhn, french: Ganga bibande). (954k)
Hundreds Sandgrouses Waterhole Soak
Hundreds of Sandgrouses at the waterhole. They soak water into their feathers and bring that water back to their nest. (931k)
Crested Francolin ssp. zambesiae (Dendroperdix sephaena zambesiae)
Crested Francolin ssp. zambesiae (Dendroperdix sephaena zambesiae, german: Schopffrankolin, french: Francolin huppé). (1381k)
Swainson's Francolin (Pternistis swainsonii)
Swainson's Francolin (Pternistis swainsonii, french: Francolin de Swainson). (933k)
Red-billed Francolin (Pternistis adspersus)
Red-billed Francolins (Pternistis adspersus, french: Francolin à bec rouge). (635k)
Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris)
Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie). (1222k)
Red-crested Korhaan (Lophotis ruficrista)
Red-crested Korhaan (Lophotis ruficrista, german: Rotschopftrappe, french: Outarde houppette). (1081k)
Southern Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori kori)
Southern Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori kori, german: Riesentrappe, french: Outarde kori). The Kori Bustard is the heaviest bird that can fly. Adult males can weigh up to 20 kg (40 lb). (1095k)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine). (1098k)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine) in flight. (561k)
Common Hamerkop Nest
Common Hamerkop nest. (1110k)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (682k)
Northern Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis gambensis)
Northern Spur-winged Geese (Plectropterus gambensis gambensis, german: Sporngans, french: Oie-armée de Gambie). (1039k)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (595k)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (1113k)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris)
Northern Hadada Ibises (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash) in flight. (443k)
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (1339k)
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrust­kormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (1185k)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (615k)
Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa)
Male Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (842k)
Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa)
Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique) drying its wings. (801k)
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba)
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba, german: Schmalschnabel­löffler, french: Spatule d'Afrique). (1176k)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (1230k)
Rufous-bellied Heron (Ardeola rufiventris)
Rufous-bellied Heron (Ardeola rufiventris, german: Rotbauchreiher, french: Crabier à ventre roux). (1231k)
Old World Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax)
Old World Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax, german: Nachtreiher, french: Bihoreau gris). (696k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (989k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette) in flight. (1163k)
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla)
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (786k)
Slaty Egret (Egretta vinaceigula)
Slaty Egret (Egretta vinaceigula, german: Braunkehlreiher, french: Aigrette vineuse). (1327k)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (685k)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette) in flight. (891k)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (1212k)
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea)
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (1.7M)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath). (982k)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath). (1099k)
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis). (1306k)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaff­schnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain) and African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (1288k)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaff­schnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain). (596k)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaff­schnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain) in flight. (637k)
Wattled Crane (Grus carunculata)
Pair of Wattled Crane (Grus carunculata, german: Klunkerkranich, french: Grue caronculée). (1248k)
Wattled Crane (Grus carunculata)
Four Wattled Cranes (Grus carunculata, german: Klunkerkranich, french: Grue caronculée) in flight. (509k)
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer)
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (466k)
Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)
Female Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, german: Sattelstorch, french: Jabiru d'Afrique). (791k)
Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum)
Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum, german: Perl-Sperlingskauz, french: Chevêchette perlée). (581k)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain). (692k)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain) in flight. (374k)
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus, german: Kappengeier, french: Vautour charognard). (482k)
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus, german: Kappengeier, french: Vautour charognard) in flight. (649k)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou) and African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (2.1M)
Shikra (Accipiter badius)
Shikra (Accipiter badius, german: Schikrasperber, french: Épervier shikra). (950k)
Western Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus caeruleus)
Western Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus caeruleus, german: Gleitaar, french: Élanion blac) in flight. (622k)
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus)
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus, german: Milchuhu, french: Grand-duc de Verreaux). (847k)
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus)
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes). (572k)
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus)
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes) in flight. (592k)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)
Juvenile Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax, german: Raubadler, french: Aigle ravisseur). (490k)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax, german: Raubadler, french: Aigle ravisseur). (474k)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax, german: Raubadler, french: Aigle ravisseur) taking flight. (512k)
African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster)
Juvenile African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster, german: Afrikanischer Habichtsadler, french: Aigle fascié). (791k)
African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster)
African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster, german: Afrikanischer Habichtsadler, french: Aigle fascié). (641k)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (526k)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (986k)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer) in flight. (1000k)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou) and African Fish Eagles (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). One is carrying part of a fish. (1152k)
Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
Pair of Secretarybirds (Sagittarius serpentarius, german: Sekretär, french: Messager sagittaire) in their nest. (744k)
Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius, german: Sekretär, french: Messager sagittaire). (923k)
Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
Close-up of Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius, german: Sekretär, french: Messager sagittaire). (911k)
Southern Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis)
Male Southern Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis, german: Afrikanischer Strauß, french: Autruche d'Afrique). (950k)
Southern Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis)
Male (left) and female Southern Ostriches (Struthio camelus australis, german: Afrikanischer Strauß, french: Autruche d'Afrique). (941k)

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