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With close to 350 bird species, Sabi Sabi is a bird watcher's paradise. The reserve's biodiversity of habitat makes for a rich diversity of species that includes the renowned 'Big 6' namely Ground Hornbill, Martial Eagle, Saddle Billed Stork, Pel's Fishing Owl, Kori Bustard and Lappet Faced Vulture. Studying the resident birdlife adds a special dimension to any safari whether for seasoned birders or newcomers. Rare, endangered and vulnerable species are all found at Sabi Sabi and skilled rangers will provide insight into their fascinating world.


birds listed alphabetically by family name:   a - d  |   e - j  |   k - r  |   s - z

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2012

bird name:  prior jul aug sep oct nov dec
apalis
Yellow breasted × × × × × × ×
babbler
Arrow marked × × × × × × ×
barbet
Black collared × × × × × × ×
Crested » × × × × × × ×
Acacia Pied × × ×
batis
Chinspot » × × × × × × ×
bee-eater
Blue cheeked
Southern Carmine » × ×
European » × × × ×
Little » × × × × × × ×
White fronted »  » "#215; × × ×
bishop
Southern Red
bittern
Little
Dwarf
boubou
Southern × × × × × × ×
brownbul
Terrestrial × × × × × ×
brubu × × × × × × ×
bulbul
Dark Capped × × × × × × ×
bunting
Golden breasted × × × × × × ×
Cinnamon-breasted × × × × ×
Lark like
bush shrike
Gorgeous × × ×
Grey Headed × × × × × × ×
Orange-breasted × × × × × × ×
bustard
Black Bellied » × × × × × × ×
Kori »
buttonquail
Small
buzzard
Lizard » × × × × × × ×
Steppe × × ×
camaroptera
Green-Backed × × × × × × ×
canary ×
Yellow Fronted × × × × × ×
chat
Mocking Cliff
cisticola
Cloud
Croaking × × × × ×
Zitting × × × × × ×
Rattling × × × × × × ×
Red faced × × × × ×
coot
Red knobbed
cormorant
Reed × × ×
White breasted ×
coucal
Burchells » × × × × × × ×
courser
Bronze winged × × × × ×
Temmincks × × ×
crake
African × ×
Black » × × × × × × ×
Corn
crombec
Long billed × × × × × × ×
crow
Pied × × × ×
cuckoo
African × × × ×
Black × × ×
Common
Diderick » × × ×
Great Spotted × ×
Jacobin × × × ×
Klaas's » × × × × × ×
Red chested × × × ×
Levaillants × × ×
Thick billed × × ×
cuckooshrike ×
Black × × ×
White breasted
darter
African »
dove
Cape Turtle » × × × × × × ×
Emerald Spotted Wood » × × × × × × ×
Laughing × × × × × × ×
Mourning
Namaqua
Red eyed × × × × × × ×
drongo
Fork tailed » × × × × × × ×
duck
African Black × × × ×
Comb » × × ×
White Faced Wistling × × ×
Yellow billed

2012

bird name:  prior jan feb mar apr may jun
apalis
Yellow breasted × × × × × × ×
babbler
Arrow marked × × × × × × ×
barbet
Black collared × × × × × × ×
Crested » × × × × × × ×
Acacia Pied × × ×
batis
Chinspot » × × × × × × ×
bee-eater
Blue cheeked
Southern Carmine » × × × × ×
European » × × × × ×
Little » × × × × × × ×
White fronted »  » × × × ×
bishop
Southern Red
bittern
Little
Dwarf ×
boubou
Southern × × × × × × ×
brownbul
Terrestrial × × × × × ×
brubu × × × ×
bulbul
Dark Capped × × × × × × ×
bunting
Golden breasted × × × × × × ×
Cinnamon-breasted × × × × × ×
Lark like
bush shrike
Gorgeous × ×
Grey Headed × × × × × × ×
Orange-breasted × × × × × × ×
bustard
Black Bellied » × × × × × × ×
Kori »
buttonquail
Small ×
buzzard
Lizard » × × × × × ×
Steppe × ×
camaroptera
Green-Backed × × × × × × ×
canary
Yellow Fronted × × × × × × ×
chat
Mocking Cliff
cisticola
Cloud
Croaking × × × × ×
Zitting × × × × × × ×
Rattling × × × × × × ×
Red faced × × × × × ×
coot
Red knobbed × × ×
cormorant
Reed × × × ×
White breasted × × × ×
coucal
Burchells » × × × × × × ×
courser
Bronze winged × × × × × × ×
Temmincks × × ×
crake
African ×
Black » × × × × × ×
Corn × ×
crombec
Long billed × × × × × ×
crow
Pied × ×
cuckoo
African × × × ×
Black × × ×
Common ×
Diderick » × × × ×
Great Spotted ×
Jacobin × × × × × ×
Klaas's » × × × ×
Red chested × × × ×
Levaillants × × × × × ×
Thick billed ×
cuckooshrike
Black × × × × × ×
White breasted
darter
African »
dove
Cape Turtle » × × × × × × ×
Emerald Spotted Wood » × × × × × × ×
Laughing × × × × × × ×
Mourning
Namaqua × × ×
Red eyed × × × × × × ×
drongo
Fork tailed » × × × × × × ×
duck
African Black × × × × × × ×
Comb » × × × × ×
White Faced Wistling × × × × × × ×
Yellow billed ×

birds listed alphabetically by family name:    a - d  |  e - j  |  k - r  |  s - z




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