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Birdlife of South Africa

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Hoopoe feeding its young Cape Gannets on Bird Island Greater kestrel Helmeted guineafowl
African spoonbill Barn owl African marsh harrier Crowned crane
Cape sugarbird Darter drying its wings African jacana Masked weaver
Green pigeon Thick-billed weaver Blue crane Malachite kingfisher
Blue waxbill Black eagle Hadeda ibis Crested barbet
White-faced owl Dikkop Paradise flycatcher Black-shouldered kite
Ostrich Black korhaan Lilac breasted roller Goliath heron
Malachite sunbird Marabou stork Carmine bee eaters Green twinspot
Knysna loerie Pied kingfisher Secretary bird A bateleur eagle in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape
Flamingos Yellow-billed hornbill Orange-breasted sunbird Bearded vultures in the Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
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