Birds of a feather - Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve Menu

Birds of a feather

Posted on August 26, 2018

The bush is so diverse that often first time safari-goers and seasoned travelers may experience sensory overload. Expectations to look for the larger animals may be high and one might miss out on the other creatures that the bush also has to offer.

This post highlights the astonishing bird life that could be seen on safari or even while walking along the lodge’s pathways.

Raptors

Image by - Stuart Buy 16 LSP

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Vultures

Image by - Johan de la Ray 16

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Owls

Image by - Stuart Buy 17 Image by - Stuart Buy 3

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African Barred Owlet - Cal Butler 6

Passerines

Rufous naped Lark

Image by - Johan de la Ray 30

Yellow Fronted Canary - Cal Butler

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Dark-capped Bulbul - Cal Butler

Kingfishers

Image by - Stuart Buy 8

Image by - Johan de la Ray 9 Image by - Cal Butler 21

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Brown-hooded Kingfisher - Cal Butler

Malachite Kingfisher - Cal Butler

Bee-eaters

Image by - Johan de la Ray 19 Image by - Johan de la Ray 21

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Water birds

Image by - Stuart Buy 24

Image by - Johan de la Ray 11 Image by - Johan de la Ray 10 Image by - Johan de la Ray 15 Image by - Johan de la Ray 5 Image by - Cal Butler 27 Image by - Johan de la Ray 26 Image by - Johan de la Ray 32

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Other

Image by - Johan de la Ray 1 Great Spotted Cuckoo Image by - Johan de la Ray 14 Image by - Johan de la Ray 17

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Burchell's Coucal - Cal Butler

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Grey Go-away Bird - Cal Butler Yellow-billed Hornbill - Cal Butler

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Written by: Cal Butler

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