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African Animals

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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Black-headed Heron Facts

The Black-headed Heron, also known as the Ardea melanocephala, is a wading bird categorized under the Ardeidae family. This family…

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African Spoonbill

The African Spoonbill, or also known as the Platalea Alba, is a wading bird that belongs to the ibis and…

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Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)

It is a large, bulky, darkish eagle, with a tall, flabby crest. This bird thrives in plantations, farmlands, woodlands, orchards,…

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Wattled Crane (Grus carunculata)

It is a grayish, red-faced bird that got its name from the conspicuous, dangling white wattle from its throat. It…

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Black Crows

The Black Crow, also known as Cape Crow or Corvus capensis, is a black bird that belongs in the Corvidae…

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Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle Rudis)

It is a black-and-white kingfisher, with a shiny black bill and short, busky crest. Pairs or small groups are often…

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Pink-backed Pelican (Pelecanus rufescens)

It is small compared to its pelican cousins, yet it is still a large bird. This species occurs in open…

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Wire-tailed Swallow

It has distinctive, two long, thin outer tail feathers that appear likes wires from which it gets its common name.…

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Red-billed Helmetshrike (Prionops caniceps)

It is an uncommon yet striking helmetshrike with a black back, chestnut underparts, and a vivid red bill, where it…

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