Gabar Goshawk Juvenile

The Gabar Goshawk (Afrikaans name Kleinsingvalk) is a versatile predator which hunts from a hidden perch,swooping down onto birds. They also steal chicks from weaver nests. Normally found in Acacia woodland areas.

The juvenile has a streaked breast and barred belly, more brown with pale eyes, adult more grey with dark eyes. We saw this juvenile chasing insects in Skukuza in the Kruger National Park

Previous Project

Squacco Heron

The Squacco Heron (Afrikaans name Ralreier) is normally found more in the North, usually singly at river beds or well vegetated Dams. The…
Next Project

Burchell's Coucal

The Burchell’s Coucal (Afrikaans name Gewone Vleiloerie and Zulu name umGugwane) is lovingly, known as The Rainbird because of their…