African Hoopoe Alerted by the distinctive ‘whoop whoop’ call I grabbed the camera from my desk and walked smartly to the Wattle tree in the back garden where this gorgeous visitor had popped by for a few moments. Ark
Juvenile (non breeding) Cape Weaver on Lavender. Amethyst Sunbird (female) in coral tree Streaky Headed Seedeater. September ’19 Ark.
Common Bulbul. Sunday 15 Sep. Ark.
White Bellied Sunbird Female Amethyst Sunbird. Male Masked Cape Weaver Cape Sparrow and Laughing Dove. Crested Barbet 10/9/19 Ark
White bellied sunbird having a wash this afternoon among one the recently watered lemon trees. 15/8/19 Ark
The sunbirds have been scarce this year, or I have not been as vigilant. Here’s a shot from a while back. White Breasted Sunbird in the Coral Tree. Ark.
White Bellied Sunbird pops over to the Strelitzias for a drink. 6th August ’19 Ark
The African olive pigeon or Rameron pigeon (Columba arquatrix) 26/7/19 Bird of the Day @ Granny shot it.
Laughing Dove 25/7/19 Bird of the Day
Cardinal Woodpecker. 22/7/19 Bird of the Day @ Granny shot it. Ark
B.O.T.D – African Hoopoe. 20 July ’19 Sitting high up in the Black Wattle tree this afternoon, and bathed in late afternoon sunshine, I managed one shot of this gorgeous but infrequent visitor. Visit Granny shot it for more birds Thanks to Becky Incorporating July Blues Ark