Category Archives: Botswana

African Darters

Suliformes

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 19 August 2012.



[Anhinga rufa, Family Anhingidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: African darter]

The sound of the African darter (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Candice Swarts)

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Sacred Ibis

Pelecaniformes

Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Date: 25 August 2012.


[Threskiornis aethiopicus, Family Threskiornithidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: African sacred ibis]

The sound of the sacred ibis (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Lynette Rudman)

Distribution of the sacred ibis across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Blacksmith Plover

Charadriiformes

Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Dates: 24 August 2012.


Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Dates: 30 August 2012.



[Vanellus armatus, Family Charadriidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Blacksmith lapwing]

The sound of the blacksmith plover (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

Distribution of the blacksmith plover across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Glossy Ibis

Pelecaniformes

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Dates: 19 August 2012.


Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Dates: 25 August 2012.


[Plegadis falcinellus, Family Threskiornithidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Glossy ibis]

The sound of the glossy ibis (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stein Ø. Nilsen)

Distribution of the glossy ibis across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Red-billed Buffalo Weaver

Passeriformes #2

Place: Maun, Botswana
Dates: 1 September 2012.



[Bubalornis niger, Family Ploceidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-billed buffalo weaver]

The sound of the red-billed buffalo weaver (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Andrew Spencer)