Category Archives: Chobe

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)

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)

Swainson’s Francolin


Galliformes

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



[Pternistis swainsonii, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Swainson’s spurfowl]

The sound of Swainson’s francolin (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

Yellow-billed Oxpecker


Passeriformes #2

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




[Buphagus africanus, Family Buphagidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Yellow-billed oxpecker]

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

Blue Waxbill


Passeriformes #2

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


[Uraeginthus angolensis, Family Estrildidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Blue waxbill]

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