Red-Eyed Dove

The Red-eyed Dove (Afrikaans name, Grootringduif) is the largest collared dove. It is a common resident of gardens, forest, and woodlands. It has a distinctive call of “work harder, work harder” once you hear it you will always remember it.

They are found in most parks and gardens.

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Bar-Throated Apalis

The Bar-throated Apalis (Afrikaans name, Bandkeelkleinjantjie) is a common resident of our coastal thickets. We came across a crowd of them,…
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Whiskered Tern

The Whiskered Tern (Afrikaans name, Witbaardsterretjie) is a lake tern and not a sea tern. We see them at times in the Rietvlei Nature…