Bird Life at Ken Forrester Vineyards
Fiscal Shrike, Steppe Buzzard and Black-headed Heron in the vineyard busy with natural vermin and pest control. Look at how the Buzzard uses the bird perch as a vantage point to scan for prey. Birds spotted on the farm includes: African Black Duck, African Harrier Hawk, Bar Throated Apilis, Black headed Heron, Blacksmith Lapwing, Barn Owl, Bishop Red, Bishop Yellow, Cape Canary, Cape Robin Chat, Cape Wagtail, Cape Waxbill, Cape Weaver, Egyptian Goose, Feral Pigeon, Fiery Necked Nightjar, Fiscal Shrike, Guinea Fowl, Ibis Hadeda, Ibis Sacred, Jackal Buzzard, Karoo Prinia, Kelp Gull, Levaillant’s Cisticola, Reed Cormorant, Red Eyed Dove, Red Knobbed Coot, Speckled Pigeon, Spotted Eagle Owl, Spurwing Goose, Swallow - barn- greater striped - white throated, Swee Waxbill, Swift - African Black- Alpine - White Rumped, Yellow Billed Duck, Yellow Billed Kite. Photographer: Tertius A Gous -

published on: 21 January 2015
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