Zambian Birds

Wildlife and Local People

Wildlife and the local people are intricately connected. Conservation of wildlife and their habitat requires local communities’ commitment to safeguard…

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St Lucia Wetland Park (now iSimangaliso Wetland Park)

St Lucia Wetland Park or now known as the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, is a wonder and wildlife paradise. It is…

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Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

It is the largest extant bird species, conspicuous due to its long neck and powerful legs. Males sport a black-and-white…

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Interesting Facts About The Kori Bustard

The Kori Bustard, also referred to as the Ardeotis kori, is the largest flying bird endemic to Africa. It is…

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Coppery-tailed Coucal (Centropus cupreicaudus)

It is a large coucal with a huge bill, and a distinct copper-colored tail, where it got its name. Thrives…

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Purple Roller (Coracias naevius)

It is a bushy roller with distinct white eyebrows, and pale purple-cinnamon plumage, dappled with white streaks. Its blue wings…

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Acacia Pied Barbet (Tricholaema leucomelas)

It is a fairish-sized barbet with invariable white underparts, vivid red forehead, and conspicuous yellow-and-white eyebrows. It thrives in savannas,…

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Most Notable Birds in Zambia

Located in the southern part of Africa, there lies a big country so rich in culture and wildlife: Zambia. It’s…

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Cape Fox (Vulpes chama)

It is a small snuggly and elegant fox, with conspicuous big ears, often regarded as the South African counterpart of…

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Reed Cormorant ( (Microcarbo africanus)

It is a small, barred-backed cormorant, which is widespread and a common sight in freshwater bodies. Adult birds are blacking,…

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