Category Archives: Okavango

Black Egret

Pelecaniformes

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



[Egretta ardesiaca, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black heron]

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

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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).

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)