Amur Falcon

The Amur Falcon (Afrikaans name, Oostelike Rooipootvalk) is a Palearctic, non breeding migrant, travelling huge distances from E Asia where it breeds in E Siberia, E Monolia, E Korea and E China. Arrives in November and departs in March/April.

We saw this Female Amur Falcon in the Kruger National Park.

Previous Project

South African Shelduck

The South African Shelduck (Afrikaans name, Kopereend) is a colourful duck, they are a common resident, endemic to the area. The Male has a…
Next Project

Brown Snake Eagle

The Brown Snake Eagle (Afrikaans name, Bruinslangarend) is a local, common resident. Feeds mainly on snakes, including poisonous snakes but…