The Blue Crane is the national bird of South Africa. I took this picture of two birds doing a courtship dance from a flock of over a hundred birds which we found near Swellendam in the Western-cape recently.
An attractive and very active little Flycatcher that can be seen on our Kruger to Cape safaris and birding tours. I photographed this one in the Karoo Botanical Gardens in Worcester. http://www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com
On our Kruger to Cape safaris Greater Flamingoes can be seen on several occasions. Book now and explore South Africa’s incredible wildlife with Birding and Wildlife Safaris www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com
Yellow-billed Oxpeckers are making a comeback since there numbers dwindled very low 30 years ago due to the use of poisonous cattle dip by farmers. These Oxpeckers were photographed in the northern part of the Kruger National Park on a African Buffalo, their preferred host. Join us on a birding and wildlife safari in South Africa. Visit our website www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com