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BIRDS OF THE WESTERN CAPE PHOTO GALLERY.

This photo gallery represents all the species that occur in the geographical boundaries of the Western Cape, currently over 500 species.
This includes resident, migrant, rare and vagrant species.
This geographic region contains many varied habitats and as such, some species may be common in a particular habitat, but absent from others.

Photographers have given permission to use any of these photos for education purposes only.
For Commercial use the copyright resides with the photographer.
Species are alpha indexed by English family names. Click on the relevant tab ie: 'B' = Buzzards.

ATLANTIC YELLOW-NOSED ALBATROSS – Ross Wanless

BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS – Otto Schmidt, Graham Pringle

GREY-HEADED ALBATROSS – Peter Ryan, Ross Wanless

INDIAN YELLOW-NOSED ALBATROSS – Ross Wanless

LIGHT-MANTLED ALBATROSS – Barrie Rose

NORTHERN ROYAL ALBATROSS

SHY ALBATROSS – Ross Wanless, Otto Schmidt

SOOTY ALBATROSS – Ross Wanless

SOUTHERN ROYAL ALBATROSS – Ross Wanless

TRISTAN ALBATROSS – Ross Wanless

WANDERING ALBATROSS – Peter Ryan, Peter Hills, Graham Pringle

BAR-THROATED APALIS – Frank Hallet

PIED AVOCET – Geoff Abbott

ACACIA PIED BARBET – Gerald Wingate

BLACK-COLLARED BARBET – Otto Schmidt

CAPE BATIS – Myburgh Brink, Otto Schmidt

PRIRIT BATIS – Charlotte Skyfe

EUROPEAN BEE-EATER – Otto Schmidt

BLUE-CHEEKED BEE-EATER – Otto Schmidt

WHITE-FRONTED BEE-EATER – Otto Schmidt

WHITE-THROATED BEE-EATER – Otto Schmidt

LITTLE BITTERN – Graham Pringle, AK

BOKMAKIERIE – Greg Morgan

SOUTHERN BOUBOU – Myburgh Brink

 TERRESTRIAL BROWNBUL – Graham Pringle

SOUTHERN RED BISHOP – Peter Hills, Otto Schmidt

YELLOW BISHOP – Lynette de Beer, Peter Hills

 AFRICAN RED-EYED BULBUL – Daryl de Beer

 CAPE BULBUL – Otto Schmidt

CAPE BUNTING – Otto Schmidt

CINNAMON-BREASTED BUNTING – Graham Pringle

LARK-LIKE BUNTING – Graham Pringle

DENHAM’S BUSTARD – H & A Hodgson, Peter Hills

KORI BUSTARD – Graham Pringle

LUDWIG’S BUSTARD – Otto Schmidt

HOTTENTOT BUTTONQUAIL – Derek Longrigg

COMMON (STEPPE) BUZZARD – Graham Pringle

EUROPEAN HONEY-BUZZARD – Otto Schmidt

FOREST BUZZARD – Andrew Hodgson, Otto Schmidt

JACKAL BUZZARD – Daryl de Beer

GREEN-BACKED CAMAROPTERA  – Graham Pringle

BLACK-HEADED CANARY – Otto Schmidt

BLACK-THROATED CANARY – Otto Schmidt, Lesley Bust

BRIMSTONE CANARY – Otto Schmidt

CAPE CANARY – Daryl de Beer, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk

FOREST CANARY – Myburgh Brink, Graham Pringle

WHITE-THROATED CANARY – Lynette de Beer

YELLOW CANARY – Peter Hills, Derek Longrigg

COMMON CHAFFINCH – Otto Schmidt, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk, Lesley Bust

ANT-EATING CHAT – Peter Hills, Lesley Bust

FAMILIAR CHAT – Graham Pringle, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk

KAROO CHAT – Graham Pringle, Lesley Bust

SICKLE-WINGED CHAT – Otto Schmidt

TRACTRAC CHAT – Otto Schmidt

CLOUD CISTICOLA – Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk

GREY-BACKED CISTICOLA – Gerald Wingate, Daryl de Beer

LEVAILLANT’S CISTICOLA – Otto Schmidt, Graham Pringle

ZITTING CISTICOLA – Graham Pringle, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk

RED-KNOBBED COOT – Otto Schmidt

BANK CORMORANT – Graham Pringle

CAPE CORMORANT – Otto Schmidt

CROWNED CORMORANT – Otto Schmidt, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk

REED CORMORANT – Graham Pringle

WHITE-BREASTED CORMORANT – Greg Morgan

BURCHELL’S COUCAL – John Magner

BURCHELL’S COURSER – Lesley Bust

DOUBLE-BANDED COURSER – Frank Hallett, Lesley Bust

AFRICAN CRAKE – Otto Schmidt

BAILLON’S CRAKE – Lesley Bust

BLACK CRAKE – John Fincham

LITTLE CRAKE – Otto Schmidt

SPOTTED CRAKE – Michael Mason

BLUE CRANE – Daryl de Beer

LONG-BILLED CROMBEC – Gerald Wingate

CAPE (BLACK) CROW – Lynette de Beer

HOUSE CROW – Mike Buckham

PIED CROW – Daryl de Beer

AFRICAN EMERALD CUCKOO – Peter Hills

BLACK CUCKOO – Otto Schmidt

DIDERICK CUCKOO – Peter Hills, Otto Schmidt

KLAAS’S CUCKOO – Otto Schmidt, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk

JACOBIN CUCKOO – Lesley Bust

RED-CHESTED CUCKOO – Graham Pringle, Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk, Otto Schmidt

BLACK CUCKOOSHRIKE – Otto Schmidt

GREY CUCKOOSHRIKE – Lesley Bust

EURASIAN CURLEW – Lynette de Beer

AFRICAN DARTER – Greg Morgan, Otto Schmidt

CAPE TURTLE DOVE – Matthew Orolowitz

LAUGHING DOVE – Daryl de Beer

LEMON (CINNAMON) DOVE – John Magner

NAMAQUA DOVE – Daryl de Beer, Otto Schmidt

RED-EYED DOVE – Daryl de Beer

ROCK DOVE (Feral Pigeon) – Otto Schmidt

TAMBOURINE DOVE – Otto Schmidt

FORK-TAILED DRONGO – Lynette de Beer, Otto Schmidt

AFRICAN BLACK DUCK – Daryl de Beer, Graham Pringle

COMB (KNOBBILLED) DUCK – Lesley Bust, Otto Schmidt

FULVOUS WHISTLING DUCK – John Fincham, Derek Longrigg

MACCOA DUCK – Daryl de Beer, Derek Longrigg, Otto Schmidt

WHITE-BACKED DUCK – Lesley Bust, Otto Schmidt

WHITE-FACED WHISTLING DUCK – John Fincham, Lynette de Beer

YELLOW-BILLED DUCK – Daryl de Beer, Derek Longrigg

DUNLIN – Otto Schmidt

AFRICAN CROWNED EAGLE – Lesley Bust, Fran Coole

AFRICAN FISH EAGLE – unknown photographer, Lesley Bust

BLACK-CHESTED SNAKE-EAGLE – Graham Pringle, Otto Schmidt

BROWN SNAKE-EAGLE – Daryl de Beer, Lesley Bust

BOOTED EAGLE – Graham Pringle, Otto Schmidt

LONG-CRESTED EAGLE – Graham Pringle, Lesley Bust, Otto Schmidt

MARTIAL EAGLE – Lesley Bust

VERREAUX’S (BLACK) EAGLE – Otto Schmidt

WAHLBERG’S EAGLE – Frank Hallett

GREAT EGRET – Graham Pringle

LITTLE EGRET – Graham Pringle, Daryl de Beer

SNOWY EGRET – Otto Schmidt

INTERMEDIATE (YELLOW-BILLED) EGRET – Lynette de Beer

WESTERN CATTLE EGRET – Otto Schmidt, Daryl de Beer, Graham Pringle

KAROO EREMOMELA –

YELLOW-BELLIED EREMOMELA – Otto Schmidt

AMUR FALCON –

LANNER FALCON –

PEREGRINE FALCON –

RED-HEADED FINCH –

SCALY-FEATHERED FINCH –

AFRICAN FINFOOT –

AFRICAN FIREFINCH –

RED-BILLED FIREFINCH –

GREATER FLAMINGO –

LESSER FLAMINGO –

BUFF-SPOTTED FLUFFTAIL –

RED-CHESTED FLUFFTAIL –

STRIPED FLUFFTAIL –

AFRICAN DUSKY FLYCATCHER –

AFRICAN PARADISE FLYCATCHER – Graham Pringle

BLUE-MANTLED CRESTED FLYCATCHER –

CHAT FLYCATCHER –

FAIRY FLYCATCHER –

FISCAL FLYCATCHER –

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER –

GREY-WINGED FRANCOLIN –

RED-WINGED FRANCOLIN –

SOUTHERN FULMAR –

CAPE WAGTAIL – Otto Schmidt

CAPE WEAVER – Otto Schmidt

CAPE WHITE-EYE – Otto Schmidt

CAPE PENDULINE-TIT – Otto Schmidt

CAPE SUGARBIRD – Peter Hills

CAPE SISKIN – Otto Schmidt

CAPE TEAL – John Fincham

CAPE VULTURE – Otto Schmidt