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Category: 'know-your-birds'

Total number found: 6
June 11, 2015
Know your birds – The Snowy Owl
If there is one bird in the world that can lure even non-birders out to look for it, it’s the Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus). This regal, enigmatic bird has enraptured even the earliest of civilisation ...
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May 27, 2015
Know your birds – The Rail-babbler
The Rail-babbler (Eupetes macrocerus), a chocolate-brown rail-like passerine, with a distinctive white head band and patches of red-orange plumage is an unusual bird that seems to have left scientist ...
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February 23, 2015
Know Your Birds – Southern Ground Hornbill
The Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) is a large bird, most frequently encountered on the ground, and conspicuously plumaged in striking red and black. It rather resembles a modern-day P ...
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January 28, 2015
Know your Birds – African Jacana
If there were an award for the best father in the bird world, it would undoubtedly go to the African Jacana or “lily-trotter” (Actophilornis flavirostris)  as this waterbird is often called. A ...
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November 19, 2014
Know your Birds – Lilian’s Lovebird
“ It was upper and middle class women who, in many ways, established the hobby of bird-watching. They were interested in nature and humane activities, rallying to end the shooting of songbirds and t ...
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November 13, 2014
Know your Birds – The African Finfoot
The Italian renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his flying machines. Not only did he wish to fly, but he also wanted to walk on water and drew detailed sketches designi ...
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