Category Archives: Okavango

African Yellow White-eye


Passeriformes #1

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Dates: 19/20 August 2012.



[Zosterops senegalensis, Family Zosteropidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: African yellow white-eye]

The sound of the African yellow white-eye (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)

Yellow-billed Egret


Pelecaniformes

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


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



[Mesophoyx intermedia, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Intermediate egret]

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

Squacco Heron


Pelecaniformes

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



[Ardeola ralloides, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Squacco heron]

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

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

Hamerkop


Pelecaniformes

Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Date: 29 August 2012.






Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 21 August 2012.



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






[Scopus umbretta, Family Scopidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Hamerkop]

The sound of the hamerkop (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Tim Cockcroft)

Meyer’s Parrot


Psittaciformes

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







Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 20 August 2012.


[Poicephalus meyeri, Family Psittacidae, Order Psittaciformes, Wikipedia Entry: Meyer’s parrot]

The sound of Meyer’s parrot (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Derek Solomon)

African Fish Eagle


Accipitriformes

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 21 August 2012.













[Haliaeetus vocifer, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: African fish eagle]

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