Black-Bellied Bustard

The Black-bellied Bustard (Afrikaans name, Langbeenkorhaan) is a fairly common resident in tall, open grassland, it is considered Near Threatened.

Feeds mainly on insects such as locusts, grasshoppers, beetles and termites but is also known to eat berries, seeds and green leaves.

We were lucky to spot these in the Kruger National Park.

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Southern Grey-Headed Sparrow

The Southern Grey-headed Sparrow (Afrikaans name, Gryskopmossie) is a common resident of the region, feeding on insects, fruit and aloe…