Migrating White Storks Ciconia ciconia high above our property.
Breeds in parts of Eurasia and North Africa, heading south in the non-breeding season to sub-Saharan Africa. In southern Africa, it is common to abundant in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa, largely excluding the arid Karoo. It has a small breeding population in the Western Cape. It generally prefers open woodland, grassy Karoo, grassland, wetlands and cultivated land.
Male Black-Backed Puffback. The one and only time I have seen this bird.
Male White Bellied Sunbird takes nectar from our coral tree.
Barn Swallow launches itself from the neighbours’ TV aerial.