With over 500 species recorded, the Kruger National Park deserves its reputation as one of South Africa’s finest bird-watching destinations through and through. We’ve already shown you the cute little Spurfowl chicks that strutted all over the Park during our visits in May and June this year, but there was so much more feathered variety to […]

via Bird-watching in Kruger (May and June 2019) — de Wets Wild


Like every continent on this planet, Africa’s weather and terrain are what define the bird populations. But Africa’s bird populations soar to the top of the continent list with the huge size of land area, big game and extensive wildlife, vast wilderness and undeveloped expanses. Here are some of my favorites. […]

via Bird Life in Africa — Jet Eliot

Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) (file photo) Professor emeritus at the University of Vermont Bernd Heinrich studied the unusual behavior of a flock of redpolls (Carduelis flammea) in Western Maine Mountains. In his recently published findings, Heinrich said that the activity usually starts with one bird, but gradually others join in until the whole flock creates […]

via Redpolls in the Snow. — Old Guv Legends

The number of migratory birds coming in from Siberia has declined drastically over the past three decades. Around 150,000 birds, including local and migratory waterfowl, were estimated to have landed at 12 aquatic ‘stopovers’, which is 70% less than in 2017-2018, according to a survey conducted during the winter season. The migratory birds usually arrive […]

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