Things to Know About the Greater Cane Rat

CANE RAT (greater) - Thryonomys swinderianus

The Greater Cane Rat, also known as Thryonomys swinderianus, is a member of the cane rats family or Thryonomys genus, a small family of rodent which is restricted in Africa. The Greater Cane Rat is a common rodent that can be found throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. This species is closely related to porcupines … Read more

All You Need to Know About Greater Flamingos

Greater Flamingo

Pink, tall, slender, and an excellent flyer—this is a Greater Flamingo. This species of flamingo is particularly famous for its pink color, making it an adorable bird to watch in Africa. Tourists worldwide come to Africa to observe these spectacular birds and their fascinating display of performances. Read further to know more … Read more

Things to Know About the Greater Kestrel

Greater Kestrel

The Greater Kestrel, also known as the Falco rupicoloides or White-eyed Kestrel , is a bird of prey that belongs to the Falconidae family. This family of falcons is a group of diurnal birds of prey that feed on small mammals. The Greater Kestrel’s closest relatives include the Brown Falcon, Laughing Falcon, … Read more

Greater Painted Snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)

Greater Painted Snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)

It is a medium-sized, striking shorebird that thrives in marshes and grassy fields. Both males and females sport a distinct comma-like mark across the eye. Strong sexual dimorphism is observed on these birds and their roles interchange during the breeding season. Read further to know more about the Greater Painted Snipe. What … Read more

Fun Facts to Know About the Greater Double-collared Sunbird

Greater Double-collared Sunbird

The Greater Double-collared Sunbird, also known as the Cinnyris afer, is a small species that belongs in the sunbird family. This family of small passerine birds from the Old World are brightly colored, often with iridescent feathers. The Greater Double-collared Sunbird’s closest relatives include the Ruby-cheeked Sunbird, Seychelles Sunbird, Spectacled Spiderhunter, and … Read more