A common garden bird crested barbet simon du plessis. South africa is known the world around for its abundance of wildlife not least of all its many birds.
Pheasants grouse and allies.
Garden small birds of south africa. The bank cormorant is a heavy bodied black bird with a bronze sheen and webbed feet. Ducks geese and waterfowl. Some arrivals in johannesburg gardens within recent times have been the hadeda ibis green wood hoopoe cape starling red winged starling grey go away bird african grey hornbill pin tailed whydah african green pigeon and southern boubou.
Southern africa s bird list numbers more than 900 with some 350 being found in gauteng. 7 pigeons and doves. Bird mania africa red eyed bulbul.
In fact there is an established avi tourism industry that invites birding enthusiasts from all over the world to indulge in top class bird watching. 2 ducks geese and waterfowl. 4 pheasants grouse and allies.
All you need to know on kingfishers. List of birds of south africa. The adult oystercatcher is entirely black with bright red eyes surrounded by an orange ring.