Small Field Birds

Red-and-yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus)

Barbet on the ground

Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus)


Ruppell's Long-tailed Starling (Lamprotornis purpuropterus)

At picinc site 

Bare-faced Go-away-bird (Corythaixoides personata)

On a branch On the ground near water

This bird is named for the sound is makes. It sounds like it is saying "go away". 

Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)

Two On a giraffe leg on a giraffe's back on giraffe's neck on a zebra's back

These oxpeckers are on the legs of a giraffe. They have pecked holes and the giraffe is bleeding. 

Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus)

With an egg

This bird was guarding an egg. 

D'Arnaud's Barbet (Trachyphonus darnaudii)

On stone floor 

Blacksmith Plover (Lapwing) (Vanellus armatus)

On the ground

Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola)

In a tree 

White-browed Coucal (Centropus supercillosus)

On a small branch In an acacia

Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis)

On the ground

The spotted birds are female.

Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis)

At the ranger station nest

Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)

On an acacia

Cut-throat Waxbill


Magpie shrike (Urolestes melanoleucus)

magpie shrike 

Rufous-tailed weaver (Histurgops raficaudus)

Looking for food

Unidentified Birds

These songbirds are not in my books. I am still trying to identify them.

Unknown Yellow top In tree Yellow

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