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White Storks in the familiar V formation.

I’ll admit to not being much of a bird watcher.  I don’t generally look for them but once in a while one will catch my attention.  On our trip to South Africa we couldn’t help but notice hundreds of different species.

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The Lilac-breasted Roller, one of the many colorful birds of South Africa.

Some were colorful…

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Egyptian Geese on the pond at Pilanesberg.

Some were water birds…

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An ostrich crosses a dirt road at Ukutula

Some were flightless…

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The Hornbill is one of the more striking birds

Some looked neat…

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The Bulbul is a vocal insect eater.

And some were rather talkative.

These are just a few of the pictures we caught of them while photographing other animals. One could probably spend a lifetime on birding safaris in South Africa alone.

3 thoughts on “Birds

  1. The Smiling Pilgrim

    I love seeing those bird formations when I look up at the sky 🙂

    Always kinda worried one will poo on me though lol


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