7/25/2009

Raptors of Southern Africa

For some weird reason I came across a lot of info about South Africa this week that I thought would be worth sharing on my blog. I decided to end the week with a birding list from South Africa. I wanted to share my top 5 list of raptors in SA. It was tough to narrow these down and I couldn't put them in any order even though I tried.

Vultures:

Bearded
Lappet-faced

Palm-nut
Egyptian
Cape

Eagles:

African Fish
Martial
Crowned
Black (Verreauxi)
Bateleur

Hawks:

Black Sparrowhawk
Jackal Buzzard
Pale Chanting Goshawk
Lizard Buzzard

Pygmy Falcon

Owls:

Pel’s fishing
Verreaux (Giant Eagle)

Spotted Eagle
African Grass
Barn
Southern White Faced
Pearl-Spotted Owlet
African Wood
Marsh
African Scops

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