Category Archives: Zambia

Blue Waxbill and Jameson’s Firefinch


Passeriformes #2

Place: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Dates: 23 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 Gabriel A. Jamie)

[Lagonosticta rhodopareia, Family Estrildidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Jameson’s firefinch]

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

Red-billed Oxpecker


Passeriformes #2

Place: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Dates: 23 August 2012.


[Buphagus erythrorhynchus, Family Buphagidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-billed oxpecker]

The sound of the red-billed oxpecker (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Daniel Danckwerts)

White-browed Robin-chat


Passeriformes #2

Place: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Date: 24 August 2012.



[Cossypha heuglini, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-browed robin-chat]

The sound of the white-browed robin-chat (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordists Robrecht Debbaut and Jonas Pottier)

Little Bee-eater


Coraciiformes

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








Place: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Date: 23 August 2012.


[Merops pusillus, Family Meropidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little bee-eater]

The sound of the little bee-eater (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

Lilac-breasted Roller


Coraciiformes

Place: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Date: 23 August 2012.


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


Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Date: 26 August 2012.


Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Date: 28 August 2012.


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




[Coracias caudatus, Family Coraciidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Lilac-breasted roller]

The sound of the lilac-breasted roller (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Charles Hesse)