Monthly Archives: May 2013

Heuglin’s Courser (Rhinoptilus cinctus)

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Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)

The Egyptian Vulture is the smallest of all the African Vultures.This vulture flies with more wingbeats than most vultures, but takes off much more gracefully, as it is built lighter and smaller.  Once gliding, the bird holds its wings flat, … Continue reading

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Lichtenstein’s Sandgrouse (Pterocles lichtensteinii)

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The Eggs of White-browed Scrub Robin

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White-browed Scrub Robin (Erythropygia leucophrys)

@Michael Sammut For the last two weeks, a pair of White-browed Scrub Robin have been nesting very close to my house! I have been observing them carefully and indeed I am impressed by the intelligence!!The timing of the breeding period … Continue reading

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Golden Pipit (Tmetothylacus tenellus)

Golden Pipit is a uniquely bright yellow underparts bird with a bold black band on the breast. Perhaps what is even unique about this pipit is that it is the only bird with a bare (featherless) tibiotarsi. On a closer … Continue reading

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White-Fronted Bee-Eater (Merops b. bullockoides)

  White-fronted Bee-eater is such a colourful bird.It is one of that species you will spend time appreciating its beauty. The upperparts mainly green;black mask offset by whitish forehead, white chin and cheecks. The rump is deep blue with a … Continue reading

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