The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Birds of Southern Africa - Kruger National Park

Cover of Birds of Southern Africa - Kruger National Park

Author: Ken Newman

Number of pages: 243

Year published: 1985

Edition: 1st

Published by: MacMillan South Africa (Publishers) Pty Ltd

Softcover

ISBN: 0-86954-092-0

The Wildebeest's Review of "Birds of Southern Africa Kruger"

The Wildebeest reviewing a book

This Wildebeest has a busy schedule but he will get round to reviewing this publication one day.

Some of the subjects in this publication

Great White Pelican - Page: 12
Reed Cormorant - Page: 12
White-breasted Cormorant - Page: 12
Pink-backed Pelican - Page: 12
African Darter - Page: 12
Rufous-bellied Heron - Page: 14
Dwarf Bittern - Page: 14
Little Bittern - Page: 14
Green-backed Heron - Page: 14
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Page: 16
Black Heron - Page: 16
White-backed Night-Heron - Page: 16
Squacco Heron - Page: 16
Yellow-billed Egret - Page: 18
Cattle Egret - Page: 18
Little Egret - Page: 18
Great Egret - Page: 18
Goliath Heron - Page: 20
Purple Heron - Page: 20
Black-headed Heron - Page: 20
Grey Heron - Page: 20
Marabou Stork - Page: 22
Saddle-billed Stork - Page: 22
White Stork - Page: 24
Abdims Stork - Page: 24
Black Stork - Page: 24
Yellow-billed Stork - Page: 26
Woolly-necked Stork - Page: 26
Hamerkop - Page: 26
African Openbill - Page: 26
Hadeda Ibis - Page: 28
Greater Flamingo - Page: 28
African Sacred Ibis - Page: 28
Lesser Flamingo - Page: 28
African Spoonbill - Page: 28
Fulvous Duck - Page: 30
Spur-winged Goose - Page: 30
Egyptian Goose - Page: 30
White-faced Duck - Page: 30
Southern Pochard - Page: 32
African Pygmy-Goose - Page: 32
Red-billed Teal - Page: 32
White-backed Duck - Page: 32
African Finfoot - Page: 34
Yellow-billed Duck - Page: 34
Comb Duck - Page: 34
African Black Duck - Page: 34
Little Grebe - Page: 36
Allens Gallinule - Page: 36
Lesser Moorhen - Page: 36
Red-knobbed Coot - Page: 36
Common Moorhen - Page: 36
Corn Crake - Page: 38
African Jacana - Page: 38
Red-chested Flufftail - Page: 38
African Rail - Page: 38
Black Crake - Page: 38
Baillons Crake - Page: 38
Buff-spotted Flufftail - Page: 38
African Crake - Page: 38
Greater Painted-snipe - Page: 38
Three-banded Plover - Page: 40
African Snipe - Page: 40
Kittlitzs Plover - Page: 40
Blacksmith Lapwing - Page: 42
African Wattled Lapwing - Page: 42
Senegal Lapwing - Page: 42
Crowned Lapwing - Page: 42
White-crowned Lapwing - Page: 42
Common Greenshank - Page: 44
Marsh Sandpiper - Page: 44
White-fronted Plover - Page: 44
Ruff - Page: 44
Little Stint - Page: 46
Common Sandpiper - Page: 46
Curlew Sandpiper - Page: 46
Wood Sandpiper - Page: 46
Bronze-winged Courser - Page: 48
Black-winged Stilt - Page: 48
Temmincks Courser - Page: 48
Pied Avocet - Page: 48
Spotted Thick-knee - Page: 50
White-winged Tern - Page: 50
Water Thick-knee - Page: 50
Red-crested Korhaan - Page: 52
Kori Bustard - Page: 52
Black-bellied Bustard - Page: 52
Crested Guineafowl - Page: 54
Helmeted Guineafowl - Page: 54
Double-banded Sandgrouse - Page: 54
Harlequin Quail - Page: 56
Common Quail - Page: 56
Kurrichane Buttonquail - Page: 56
Black-rumped Buttonquail - Page: 56
Coqui Francolin - Page: 58
Natal Spurfowl - Page: 58
Swainsons Spurfowl - Page: 58
Shelleys Francolin - Page: 58
Cape Vulture - Page: 60
White-backed Vulture - Page: 60
Secretarybird - Page: 60
Hooded Vulture - Page: 62
White-headed Vulture - Page: 62
Lappet-faced Vulture - Page: 62
Egyptian Vulture - Page: 64
Black Kite - Page: 64
Brown Snake-Eagle - Page: 66
Black-chested Snake-Eagle - Page: 66
Bateleur - Page: 66
Booted Eagle - Page: 68
Wahlbergs Eagle - Page: 68
Lesser Spotted Eagle - Page: 68
Steppe Eagle - Page: 70
Long-crested Eagle - Page: 70
Tawny Eagle - Page: 70
Ayress Hawk-Eagle - Page: 72
African Hawk-Eagle - Page: 72
African Crowned Eagle - Page: 72
Martial Eagle - Page: 74
Verreauxs Eagle - Page: 74
African Fish-Eagle - Page: 74
Steppe Buzzard - Page: 76
European Honey-Buzzard - Page: 76
Jackal Buzzard - Page: 78
Black-shouldered Kite - Page: 78
Lizard Buzzard - Page: 78
Little Sparrowhawk - Page: 80
Shikra - Page: 80
Gabar Goshawk - Page: 80
Ovambo Sparrowhawk - Page: 80
Black Sparrowhawk - Page: 82
African Goshawk - Page: 82
Dark Chanting Goshawk - Page: 82
Pallid Harrier - Page: 84
Montagus Harrier - Page: 84
African Marsh-Harrier - Page: 84
African Harrier-Hawk - Page: 86
Bat Hawk - Page: 86
Osprey - Page: 86
Lanner Falcon - Page: 88
Eurasian Hobby - Page: 88
Peregrine Falcon - Page: 88
Dickinsons Kestrel - Page: 90
African Cuckoo Hawk - Page: 90
African Hobby - Page: 90
Rock Kestrel - Page: 92
Lesser Kestrel - Page: 92
Amur Falcon - Page: 92
Red-footed Falcon - Page: 92
Cape Turtle-Dove - Page: 94
Red-eyed Dove - Page: 94
Namaqua Dove - Page: 94
African Mourning Dove - Page: 94
Laughing Dove - Page: 94
Speckled Pigeon - Page: 96
African Green-Pigeon - Page: 96
Lemon Dove - Page: 96
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove - Page: 96
Grey Go-away-bird - Page: 98
Cape Parrot - Page: 98
Brown-headed Parrot - Page: 98
Purple-crested Turaco - Page: 98
African Cuckoo - Page: 100
Levaillants Cuckoo - Page: 100
Jacobin Cuckoo - Page: 100
Klaass Cuckoo - Page: 100
Diderick Cuckoo - Page: 100
Red-chested Cuckoo - Page: 100
Black Cuckoo - Page: 102
Black Coucal - Page: 102
Burchells Coucal - Page: 102
Thick-billed Cuckoo - Page: 102
Great Spotted Cuckoo - Page: 102
African Grass-Owl - Page: 104
Barn Owl - Page: 104
African Wood-Owl - Page: 104
Marsh Owl - Page: 104
African Barred Owlet - Page: 106
Pearl-spotted Owlet - Page: 106
African Scops-Owl - Page: 106
Southern White-faced Scops-Owl - Page: 106
Pels Fishing-Owl - Page: 108
Spotted Eagle-Owl - Page: 108
Verreauxs Eagle-Owl - Page: 108
Rufous-cheeked Nightjar - Page: 110
Fiery-necked Nightjar - Page: 110
Pennant-winged Nightjar - Page: 110
European Nightjar - Page: 110
Freckled Nightjar - Page: 110
Square-tailed Nightjar - Page: 110
Red-breasted Swallow - Page: 114
Mosque Swallow - Page: 114
Lesser Striped Swallow - Page: 114
Greater Striped Swallow - Page: 114
Barn Swallow - Page: 116
Wire-tailed Swallow - Page: 116
Grey-rumped Swallow - Page: 116
Pearl-breasted Swallow - Page: 116
Rock Martin - Page: 118
Common House-Martin - Page: 118
Banded Martin - Page: 118
Sand Martin - Page: 118
African Palm-Swift - Page: 122
African Black Swift - Page: 122
Little Swift - Page: 122
Alpine Swift - Page: 122
White-rumped Swift - Page: 122
Horus Swift - Page: 122
Red-faced Mousebird - Page: 124
Böhms Spinetail - Page: 124
Mottled Spinetail - Page: 124
Speckled Mousebird - Page: 124
Narina Trogon - Page: 124
Giant Kingfisher - Page: 126
Pied Kingfisher - Page: 126
Woodland Kingfisher - Page: 128
Mangrove Kingfisher - Page: 128
Grey-headed Kingfisher - Page: 128
Half-collared Kingfisher - Page: 130
Malachite Kingfisher - Page: 130
Brown-hooded Kingfisher - Page: 130
Striped Kingfisher - Page: 130
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater - Page: 132
Southern Carmine Bee-eater - Page: 132
White-fronted Bee-eater - Page: 132
European Bee-eater - Page: 132
Little Bee-eater - Page: 132
Lilac-breasted Roller - Page: 134
Purple Roller - Page: 134
European Roller - Page: 134
Racket-tailed Roller - Page: 134
African Hoopoe - Page: 136
Common Scimitarbill - Page: 136
Green Wood-Hoopoe - Page: 136
Crowned Hornbill - Page: 138
Red-billed Hornbill - Page: 138
African Grey Hornbill - Page: 138
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill - Page: 138
Trumpeter Hornbill - Page: 140
Silvery-cheeked Hornbill - Page: 140
Southern Ground-Hornbill - Page: 140
Black-collared Barbet - Page: 142
Acacia Pied Barbet - Page: 142
Crested Barbet - Page: 142
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird - Page: 142
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird - Page: 142
Bennetts Woodpecker - Page: 144
Golden-tailed Woodpecker - Page: 144
Cardinal Woodpecker - Page: 144
Bearded Woodpecker - Page: 144
Lesser Honeyguide - Page: 146
Scaly-throated Honeyguide - Page: 146
Greater Honeyguide - Page: 146
Brown-backed Honeybird - Page: 146
Monotonous Lark - Page: 148
Flappet Lark - Page: 148
Sabota Lark - Page: 148
Fawn-coloured Lark - Page: 148
Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark - Page: 150
Dusky Lark - Page: 150
Red-capped Lark - Page: 150
Rufous-naped Lark - Page: 150
Plain-backed Pipit - Page: 152
Buffy Pipit - Page: 152
Yellow-throated Longclaw - Page: 152
Long-billed Pipit - Page: 152
African Pipit - Page: 152
African Pied Wagtail - Page: 154
Cape Wagtail - Page: 154
Striped Pipit - Page: 154
Bushveld Pipit - Page: 154
Fork-tailed Drongo - Page: 156
Southern Black Flycatcher - Page: 156
Black Cuckooshrike - Page: 156
Grey Cuckooshrike - Page: 158
Pied Crow - Page: 158
White-breasted Cuckooshrike - Page: 158
Cape Crow - Page: 158
White-necked Raven - Page: 158
African Golden Oriole - Page: 160
Black-headed Oriole - Page: 160
Eurasian Golden Oriole - Page: 160
Terrestrial Brownbul - Page: 162
Sombre Greenbul - Page: 162
Eastern Nicator - Page: 162
Yellow-bellied Greenbul - Page: 162
Dark-capped Bulbul - Page: 162
Familiar Chat - Page: 164
Arrow-marked Babbler - Page: 164
Mocking Cliff-Chat - Page: 164
Kurrichane Thrush - Page: 164
Groundscraper Thrush - Page: 164
Arnots Chat - Page: 166
Mountain Wheatear - Page: 166
Capped Wheatear - Page: 166
Southern Black Tit - Page: 166
White-browed Robin-Chat - Page: 168
White-throated Robin-Chat - Page: 168
African Stonechat - Page: 168
Cape Robin-Chat - Page: 168
Brown Scrub-Robin - Page: 170
White-browed Scrub-Robin - Page: 170
Bearded Scrub-Robin - Page: 170
Red-capped Robin-Chat - Page: 170
Icterine Warbler - Page: 172
Olive-tree Warbler - Page: 172
Willow Warbler - Page: 172
Thrush Nightingale - Page: 172
Garden Warbler - Page: 172
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler - Page: 174
Grey Penduline-Tit - Page: 174
Yellow-bellied Eremomela - Page: 174
Burnt-necked Eremomela - Page: 174
Green-capped Eremomela - Page: 174
Sedge Warbler - Page: 176
Great Reed-Warbler - Page: 176
African Reed-Warbler - Page: 176
Little Rush-Warbler - Page: 176
Lesser Swamp-Warbler - Page: 176
Stierlings Wren-Warbler - Page: 178
Grey-backed Camaroptera - Page: 178
Green-backed Camaroptera - Page: 178
Bar-throated Apalis - Page: 178
Yellow-breasted Apalis - Page: 178
Long-billed Crombec - Page: 178
Wing-snapping Cisticola - Page: 180
Cloud Cisticola - Page: 180
Desert Cisticola - Page: 180
Zitting Cisticola - Page: 180
Rufous-winged Cisticola - Page: 182
Rattling Cisticola - Page: 182
Tinkling Cisticola - Page: 182
Wailing Cisticola - Page: 182
Levaillants Cisticola - Page: 182
Neddicky - Page: 184
Croaking Cisticola - Page: 184
Red-faced Cisticola - Page: 184
Lazy Cisticola - Page: 184
Tawny-flanked Prinia - Page: 184
Ashy Flycatcher - Page: 186
Grey Tit-Flycatcher - Page: 186
Pale Flycatcher - Page: 186
Spotted Flycatcher - Page: 186
African Dusky Flycatcher - Page: 186
Fiscal Flycatcher - Page: 188
Blue-mantled Crested-Flycatcher - Page: 188
African Paradise-Flycatcher - Page: 188
Chinspot Batis - Page: 188
Black-throated Wattle-eye - Page: 188
Common Fiscal - Page: 190
Brubru - Page: 190
Black-backed Puffback - Page: 190
Southern Boubou - Page: 190
Red-backed Shrike - Page: 192
Southern White-crowned Shrike - Page: 192
Magpie Shrike - Page: 192
Lesser Grey Shrike - Page: 192
Gorgeous Bush-Shrike - Page: 194
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike - Page: 194
Bokmakierie - Page: 194
Grey-headed Bush-Shrike - Page: 194
Black-fronted Bush-Shrike - Page: 194
Brown-crowned Tchagra - Page: 196
Retzs Helmet-Shrike - Page: 196
White-crested Helmet-Shrike - Page: 196
Black-crowned Tchagra - Page: 196
Cape Glossy Starling - Page: 198
Mevess Starling - Page: 198
Greater Blue-eared Starling - Page: 198
Burchells Starling - Page: 198
Black-bellied Starling - Page: 198
Violet-backed Starling - Page: 200
Red-winged Starling - Page: 200
Wattled Starling - Page: 200
Yellow-billed Oxpecker - Page: 200
Red-billed Oxpecker - Page: 200
Variable Sunbird - Page: 202
Collared Sunbird - Page: 202
White-bellied Sunbird - Page: 202
Scarlet-chested Sunbird - Page: 204
Amethyst Sunbird - Page: 204
Cape White-eye - Page: 206
Marico Sunbird - Page: 206
Purple-banded Sunbird - Page: 206
Red-billed Quelea - Page: 208
Yellow-throated Petronia - Page: 208
Southern Grey-headed Sparrow - Page: 208
Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver - Page: 208
House Sparrow - Page: 208
Spectacled Weaver - Page: 210
Thick-billed Weaver - Page: 210
Golden Weaver - Page: 210
Yellow Weaver - Page: 210
Southern Brown-throated Weaver - Page: 210
Lesser Masked-Weaver - Page: 212
Red-headed Weaver - Page: 212
Village Weaver - Page: 212
Southern Masked-Weaver - Page: 212
Yellow-crowned Bishop - Page: 216
Fan-tailed Widowbird - Page: 216
Red-collared Widowbird - Page: 216
Southern Red Bishop - Page: 216
White-winged Widowbird - Page: 216
Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah - Page: 218
Pin-tailed Whydah - Page: 218
Shaft-tailed Whydah - Page: 218
Cuckoo Finch - Page: 220
Dusky Indigobird - Page: 220
Village Indigobird - Page: 220
Bronze Mannikin - Page: 220
Red-backed Mannikin - Page: 220
African Quailfinch - Page: 222
Cut-throat Finch - Page: 222
Green-winged Pytilia - Page: 222
Green Twinspot - Page: 222
Red-throated Twinspot - Page: 222
Black-faced Waxbill - Page: 224
Violet-eared Waxbill - Page: 224
Blue Waxbill - Page: 224
Common Waxbill - Page: 224
Orange-breasted Waxbill - Page: 224
African Firefinch - Page: 226
Swee Waxbill - Page: 226
Red-billed Firefinch - Page: 226
Jamesons Firefinch - Page: 226
Cape Canary - Page: 228
Streaky-headed Seedeater - Page: 228
Golden-breasted Bunting - Page: 228
Black-throated Canary - Page: 228
Cape Bunting - Page: 228
Yellow-fronted Canary - Page: 228
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting - Page: 228

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