Gorgeous Bushshrike 

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A real skulker, but once he decides to show himself he is a beauty to look at. This Gorgeous Bushshrike or Four-coloured Bushshrike was seen in Northern Kwazulu Natal. http://www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com 

Bush Blackcap 

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A true endemic to Southern Africa and a near endemic to South Africa ( a small population can be found in western Swaziland). The Bush Blackcap is high on the list of birders visiting Southern Africa. Join our KwaZulu-Natal birding tours to see this near-threatened species http://www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com 

Drakensberg Rockjumper 

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The Drakensberg Rockjumper is one of the most sought after endemics in South Africa and occur in the Drakensberg mountains above 2000m. Join Birding and Wildlife Safaris,  www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com,  on our birding trips through Kwazulu Natal to see this incredible bird.

Black-backed Jackal

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To survive in the wild as a predator needs an opportunistic nature which jackals have lots of. On Birding and Wildlife Safaris http://www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com tours and safaris there will be opportunities to meet up with this attractive scavenger. 

African Skimmer 

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African Skimmer on the banks of the Okovango river. Birding and Wildlife Safaris http://www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com 

Orange-breasted Sunbird 

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Endemic to the Western-cape in South Africa. http://www.birdingandwildlifesafaris.com 

Blue Cranes

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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.