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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.

Species are alpha indexed in separate pages by English family names. A-B, C, D-E etc. 

The gallery here covers species families T1 & T2. As we develop and finish other families, separate pages will be added.

Click on the relevant tab ie: ‘T1’ = Tchagra – Terns, T2 = Thick-knee – Turnstone 

These pages viewed on small devices ie tablets or cell phones show a white strip across the images. This is unavoidable and a symptom of the software. To see the full image without the strip just tap on the image for a full screen display.

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.

SOUTHERN TCHAGRA – Otto Schmidt

CAPE TEAL – John Fincham, Otto Schmidt

HOTTENTOT TEAL – Derek Longrigg, John Fincham

RED-BILLED TEAL – Merle Chalton, Derek Longrigg, Graham Pringle

ANTARCTIC TERN – Graham Pringle, Otto Schmidt

ARCTIC TERN – Otto Schmidt

BLACK TERN – Gerald Wingate

BRIDLED TERN – Peter Hills, Otto Schmidt

CASPIAN TERN – Derek Longrigg, Lesley Bust

COMMON TERN – Lesley Bust, Otto Schmidt

DAMARA TERN – Peter Hills, Otto Schmidt

ELEGANT TERN – Peter Hills

GULL-BILLED TERN – Lesley Bust, Otto Schmidt

LESSER CRESTED TERN – Otto Schmidt

LITTLE TERN – Otto Schmidt

ROSEATE TERN – Per Holmen

SANDWICH TERN – Otto Schmidt, Graham Pringle, Derek Longrigg

SOOTY TERN – Derek Longrigg, Peter Hills

SWIFT TERN – Otto Schmidt, Graham Pringle, Derek Longrigg

WHISKERED TERN – Otto Schmidt

WHITE-WINGED TERN – John Fincham, Per Holmen, Otto Schmidt

SPOTTED THICK-KNEE (Dikkop) – Greg Morgan, Derek Longrigg, Graham Pringle

WATER THICK-KNEE (Dikkop) – John Fincham, Lesley Bust, Derek Longrigg

GROUNDSCRAPER THRUSH – Lesley Bust, Derek Longrigg

KAROO THRUSH – Sandy Schmidt, Graham Pringle

OLIVE THRUSH – Lesley Bust, Graham Pringle

GREY TIT – Otto Schmidt, Graham Pringle

CHESTNUT-VENTED TIT-BABBLER (Warbler) – Otto Schmidt, Lesley Bust

LAYARD’S TIT-BABBLER (Warbler) – Graham Pringle, Derek Longrigg

NARINA TROGON – Unknown, Otto Schmidt

RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD – Peter Hills

RED-TAILED TROPICBIRD – Otto Schmidt

WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRD – Peter Hills

KNYSNA TURACO  – Lesley Bust, Otto Schmidt

RUDDY TURNSTONE – Greg Morgan, Derek Longrigg