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Goldenbreasted Bunting - Emberiza tahapisi.   With that stripey head this little chap looks just like a mint humbug hopping about in the thornveld or the broadleafed woodland where they live. Photograph by Ariadne van Zandberg of Africa Image Library

With that stripey head this little chap looks just like a mint humbug hopping about in the thornveld or the broadleafed woodland where they live. Photograph by Ariadne van Zandberg of Africa Image Library

Swainson's hawk

The broader vision of the hawk allows them to see what the future holds. In man this symbolizes prophetic insight

Ящеричный канюк (Kaupifalco monogrammicus)

Ящеричный канюк (Kaupifalco monogrammicus)

African Finfoot

The African Finfoot (Podica senegalensis) is an aquatic bird inhabiting the rivers and lakes of western, central, and southern Africa.

The Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia famosa) is a small nectivorous bird found in the highlands of Ethiopia and all the way down to South Africa.

This photo from the TrekNature travel gallery is titled 'Malachite Sunbird Photo'.

Lizard Buzzard, Kaupifalco monogrammicus, Uganda, by Jonathan Rossouw

Great Black-Hawk juvenil (Buteogallus urubitinga)

The great black hawk is a resident breeding bird in the tropical New World, from Mexico through Central America to Peru, Trinidad and northern Argentina.

lamprotornis caudatus - Bing images

Long-Tailed Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis caudatus) found throughout tropical woodlands of Central Africa

Capped Wheatear, Old World flycatcher family. From Kenya & Angola to the Cape

Capped Wheatear (Oenanthe pileata), Old World flycatcher family. From Kenya & Angola to the Cape

The bearded vulture is the Alps' largest bird and is one of the rarest raptors in Europe. It will often drop bones from a great height in order to crack them open and gain access the bone marrow inside - hence its old name of Ossifrage (or Bone Crusher).

The Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), also known as the Lammergeier or Lammergeyer, is a bird of prey. It lives and breeds on crags in high mountains in southern Europe, Africa, and India.

Yellow-billed Kite - Milvus aegyptius. When this kite swoops back into the skies of southern Africa around August 13 every year, we know that Spring is on its way.   An inter-African migrant it arrives and leaves like clockwork.  It is one of my favourites and I never cease to marvel at the ease with which the swoop through the skies. See my Flight board for pics of this bird on the wing.  Photograph Warwick Tarboton

When this kite swoops back into the skies of southern Africa around August 13 every year, we know that Spring is on its way. An inter-African migrant it arrives and leaves like clockwork.

Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis) is a delightful visitor to gardens in the drier parts of the country.   Its preferred habitat is the woodland savannah regions.  This seed-eater hangs about n small flocks.   Photograph by Warwick Tarboton

Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis) is a delightful visitor to gardens in the drier parts of the country. Its preferred habitat is the woodland savannah regions. This seed-eater hangs about n small flocks. Photograph by Warwick Tarboton

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