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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
kingfisher
Brown Hooded » × × × × × × ×
Giant × × ×
Grey-Headed × ×
Half Collared ×
Malachite » × × × × × ×
Pied » × × × × × ×
African Pygmy » × ×
Striped » × × × × × × ×
Woodland »  » × × ×
kite
Black
Black Shouldered × × × × ×
Yellow-Billed × × ×
korhaan
Red Crested × × ×
lapwing
Blacksmith × × × × × × ×
Crowned » × × × × × × ×
Senegal » × × × × × ×
White Crowned × ×
Wattled × ×
lark
Dusky
Flappet × × × ×
Monotonous × ×
Red Capped
Rufous Naped × × × × × ×
Sabota × ×
longclaw
Yellow Throated » × × × × × × ×
mannikin
Bronze × × × ×
Red Backed × ×
martin
House
Rock
mousebird
Red Faced × × × × × × ×
Speckled × × × × × ×
neddicky × ×
nicator
Eastern
nightjar
Eurasian
Fiery Necked × × × × × × ×
Freckled × × ×
Squaretailed × × ×
Pennant Winged
Rufous Cheeked
oriole
Black-Headed » × × × × × × ×
Eurasian Golden
osprey
owl
Barn × × × × ×
Verraux's Eagle » × × × × × ×
African Grass × ×
Marsh ×
Spotted Eagle » × × × × × × ×
Wood
owlet
Pearl-spotted » × × × × ×
African Barred × × × × × ×
African Scops »  » × × × × ×
Southern Whitefaced Scops » × × ×
oxpecker
Red Billed » × × × × × × ×
Yellow Billed
parrot
Brown Headed » × × × × × × ×
petronia
Yellow Throated × × × × × × ×
pigeon
African Green × × × × × × ×
pipit
Bushveld
African × ×
Long Billed
Plain Backed × ×
plover
Kittlitz's
Three Banded » × × × × × × ×
pratincole
Collared
prinia ×
Tawny Flanked » × × × × × ×
puffback
Black Backed × × × × × × ×
pytilia
Green Winged × × × × × × ×
quail
Common × × ×
Harlequin
quelea
Red Billed » × × × × ×
robin
Bearded Scrub × × × × × ×
White Browed Scrub » × × × × × × ×
robin chat
White Browed × × × × × ×
White Throated × × × × ×
Red Capped × ×
roller
Broad Billed » × × ×
European » × × ×
Lilac Breasted »  » × × × × × × ×
Purple × × × × × × ×
ruff

2012

bird name:  prior jan feb mar apr may jun
kingfisher
Brown Hooded » × × × × × × ×
Giant × × × × ×
Grey-Headed × × × × × ×
Half Collared
Malachite » × × × × × ×
Pied » × × × × × × ×
African Pygmy » × × ×
Striped » × × × × × ×
Woodland »  » × × × × × ×
kite
Black ×
Black Shouldered × × × × × ×
Yellow-Billed × × ×
korhaan
Red Crested × × × × × × ×
lapwing
Blacksmith × × × × × × ×
Crowned » × × × × × × ×
Senegal » × × × × × × ×
White Crowned ×
Wattled × ×
lark
Dusky
Flappet × × × × × ×
Monotonous ×
Red Capped
Rufous Naped × × × ×
Sabota × × ×
longclaw
Yellow Throated » × × × × × × ×
mannikin
Bronze × × × × ×
Red Backed
martin
House
Rock ×
mousebird
Red Faced × × × × × × ×
Speckled × ×
neddicky × × ×
nicator
Eastern
nightjar
Eurasian ×
Fiery Necked × × × × × × ×
Freckled × × × ×
Squaretailed × × ×
Pennant Winged × × × ×
Rufous Cheeked
oriole
Black-Headed » × × × × × × ×
Eurasian Golden
osprey
owl
Barn × × × × × ×
Verraux's Eagle » × × × × × ×
African Grass × × × × × ×
Marsh ×
Spotted Eagle » × × × × × × ×
Wood × ×
owlet
Pearl-spotted » × × × × × × ×
African Barred × × × × × × ×
African Scops »  » × × × × × × ×
Southern Whitefaced Scops » × × × × × ×
oxpecker
Red Billed »  » × × × × × × ×
Yellow Billed
parrot
Brown Headed » × × × × × × ×
petronia
Yellow Throated × × × × × × ×
pigeon
African Green × × × × × × ×
pipit
Bushveld × ×
African ×
Long Billed
Plain Backed
plover
Kittlitz's
Three Banded » × × × × × ×
pratincole
Collared ×
prinia
Tawny Flanked » × × × × × × ×
puffback ×
Black Backed × × × × × × ×
pytilia
Green Winged × × × × × × ×
quail
Common × × × ×
Harlequin ×
quelea
Red Billed » × × × × × ×
robin
Bearded Scrub × 8span style="font-family: verdana; color:#f7960f;font-size:20px;">× × ×
White Browed Scrub » × × × × × × ×
robin chat
White Browed × × × × ×
White Throated × × × × ×
Red Capped ×
roller
Broad Billed » × ×
European » × × × ×
Lilac Breasted »  » × × × × × × ×
Purple × × × × × × ×
ruff

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




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