Tanzania August / September 2019 - Birds
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The birds on this page are in no particular order. I've (kind of) lumped some of them together where it seemed to fit (e.g. all Kingfishers are together even though they weren't seen at the same time).

Babbler

Babbler

babblers

Babblers

snakeeagle

Brown Snake Eagle

eagle

Martial Eagle

buzzard

Augur Buzzard

shrike

African Cuckoohawk (sub-adult)

cuckoohawk

African Cuckoohawk

hawk

African Cuckoohawk

eagle

Tawny Eagle being dive bombed by Black Shouldered Kite

tawny

Tawny Eagle

tawny

Tawny Eagle

fish eagle

Fish Eagle

eagle

Fish Eagle

eagle

Spotted Eagle

owl

Giant Eagle Owl

owl

Giant Eagle Owl with Frog

owl

Giant Eagle Owl

doves

Ring-necked Doves

dove

Emerald Spotted Wood Dove

oxpeckers

Yellow-billed Ox Peckers

Silverbird

Silverbird

lovebirds

Yellow-collared Love Birds

flycatcher

Southern Black Flycatcher

hornbill

Ground Hornbill (juv)

hornbill

Ground Hornbill

hornbill

Ground Hornbill

hornbill

Silver-cheek Hornbill

hornbill

Von der Decken's Hornbill

hornbill

Von der Decken's Hornbill

hornbill

Grey Hornbill

cama

Grey-backed Camaroptera

 

parrot

Brown Parrot

weaver

White-headed Buffalo Weaver

weavers

Female Weaver Birds

shrike

White-crowned Shrike

shrike

Grey-backed Fiscal Shrike

shrike

Magpie Shrike

shrike

White-crowned Shrike

shrike

Long-tailed Fiscal Shrike

shrike

Long-tailed Fiscal Shrike

shrike

Long-tailed Fiscal Shrike

shrike

White-crowned Shrike

shrike

Black Cuckooshrike

kite

Black Shouldered Kite

starling

Superb Starlings

starling

Superb Starling

starling

Superb Starling

starling

Ruppel's Longtail Starling

starling

Ruppel's Longtail Starling

lark

Rofous Naped Lark

lapwing

Crowned Lapwing

lapwing

Crowned Lapwing

lapwing

Blacksmith's Lapwing

lapwing

Spur-winged Lapwing

lapwing

Spur-winged Lapwing

sisticol

Winding Sisticol

barbet

Red & Yellow Barbet

barbet

Red & Yellow Barbet

twinspot

Peter's Twinspot

oriole

Black-headed Oriole

oriole

Black-headed Oriole

sunbird

Variable Sunbird

ostrich

ostrich

Ostriches (female above and right, male left)

ostrich

roller

Lilac-breasted Roller

roller

Lilac-breasted Roller

bee-eater

Little Bee Eater

bee

Little Bee Eater

bee

Little Bee Eater

bee

Little Bee Eater (eating a bee!)

coucal

White-browed Coucal

coucal

White-browed Coucal

falcon

Pygmy Falcon

vulture

Lappit-faced Vulture

vulture

Lappit-faced Vulture

vulture

White-backed Vulture

vulture

White-backed Vulture

vulture

Lappit-faced Vulture

bustard

Buff-crested Bustard

bustard

Kuri Bustard

kuri

Kuri Bustard

bustard

White-bellied Bustard

bustard

White-bellied Bustard

geese

Egyptian Geese

egret

Cattle Egret

goshawk

Eastern Chanting Goshawk

goshawk

Eastern Chanting Goshawk

goshawk

African Goshawk (sub-adult)

guinea

Guinea Fowl

francolin

Red-necked Francolin

francolin

Yellow-necked Francolin

coqui

Coqui Francolin

francolin

Yellow-necked Francolin chick

francolin

Crested Francolin

secretary

Secretary Bird

secretary

Secretary Bird

secretary

Secretary Bird

sandpiper

Ruff Sandpiper

sandpiper

Sandpiper

goaway

Bare-faced Goaway Bird

woodpecker

Bearded Woodpecker

woodpecker

Grey Woodpecker

crane

Grey Crowned Crane

kingfisher

Striped Kingfisher

kingf

Grey-headed Kingfisher

kingfisher

Striped Kingfisher

kingfisher

Giant Kingfisher

kingfisher

Giant Kingfisher

ducks

White-faced Whistling Ducks

plover

Three-banded Plover

chick

Three-banded Plover Chick

We enjoyed various visits to water and the birdlife there. One of the highlights was seeing this tiny Three-banded Plover chick.

flamingo

Greater and Lesser Flamingo

flamingo
flamingo

pelcian

Great White Pelican

We went to Lake Manyara National Park to see flamingo, pelicans and hippos. There was an abundance of flamingo and pelicans on our first morning (we only saw hippos close enough to photograph on the afternoon of our last day there).

pelican

Great White Pelican

pelican

Great White Pelican

stork

There were also loads and loads of Yellow-billed Stork.

stilt

Black-winged Stilt

stork

Yellow-billed Stork

stork

Saddle-billed Stork

stork

Yellow-billed Stork

stork

Yellow-billed Stork

stork

Maribou Stork

stork

Saddle-billed Stork

stork

Saddle-billed Stork (juv)

stork

Open-billed Stork

The storks weren't all seen at Lake Manyara but it seemed to make sense to put the photos all together.

birds

spoonbill

African Spoonbill

pelican

Great White Pelican

pelican

Great White Pelican

pelican

Great White Pelican

We enjoyed the lake so much we went back in the evening to take advantage of the afternoon light - everything looked so different.

flamingo

Greater and Lesser Flamingo

pelican

Great White Pelican - the pink one is a juvenile.

flamingo

Greater and Lesser Flamingo

We were hoping to see the whole flock take off but the birds thought otherwise. Amazing wing colour when they are flying.

stilt

Black-winged Stilt

flamingo

Greater & Lesser Flamingo

heron

Grey Heron

pelican

Great White Pelican

pelican

Great White Pelican

tern

Whiskered Tern

tern

Gull-headed Tern

plover

Three-banded Plover

plover

Three-banded Plover

ibis

Hadada Ibis

ibis

Hadada Ibis

ibis

Sacred Ibis

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