Category Archives: Botswana

Lappet-faced Vulture / White-backed Vulture


Accipitriformes

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






[Torgos tracheliotos, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Lappet-faced vulture]

[Gyps africanus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-backed vulture]

The sound of the white-backed vulture (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

Reed Cormorant


Suliformes

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Dates: 19-21 August 2012.




[Microcarbo africanus, Family Phalacrocoracidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Reed cormorant]

The sound of the reed cormorant (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Bram Piot)

Red-billed Francolin


Galliformes

Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Dates: 28 / 30 August 2012.



[Pternistis adspersus, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-billed spurfowl]

The sound of the red-billed francolin (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

African Spoonbill


Pelecaniformes

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



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



[Platalea alba, Family Threskiornithidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: African spoonbill]

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

Red-necked Falcon


Falconiformes

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




[Falco chicquera, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-necked falcon]

The sound of the red-necked falcon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Bram Piot)

Bearded Woodpecker


Piciformes

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



[Dendropicos namaquus, Family Picidae, Order Piciformes, Wikipedia Entry: Bearded woodpecker]

The sound of the bearded woodpecker (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Faansie Peacock)

Bateleur


Accipitriformes

Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Date: 27 August 2012.







[Terathopius ecaudatus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Bateleur]

The sound of the bateleur (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Fernand Deroussen)