African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), Botswana, Chobe river.
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Reed cormorant (Microcarbo africanus). Botswana.
African sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus). Botswana.
White-faced whistling duck (Dendrocygna viduata). Botswana.
As above, seen in KwaZulu-Natal.
Cardinal woodpecker, female (Dendropicos fuscescens). Botswana.
African Paradise Flycatcher, female (Terpsiphone viridis). Botswana.
As above, male. Botswana.
Common bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus). Botswana.
Blacksmith lapwing, formally called a blacksmith plover (Vanellus armatus). Botswana.
Southern carmine bee-eater, formally called simply a Carmine Bee-eater, (Merops nubicoides). Botswana.
Three-banded plover, (Charadrius tricollaris) also known as the three-banded sand-plover, treble-banded (sand-)plover, and as the tri-collared (sand-)plover. Botswana.
Linking with Wild Bird Wednesday 297
To be continued.....