My wet and rainy day at the Pilanesberg National in the North West Province did not deter me from capturing some of the birds as migrants depart from our Southern African grounds. Local resident birds were also in dispaly in the soaking rain.
Early morning snack. Found in great numbers around the park.
An intra-continental breeding migrant known to migrate to as far as Zambia, Sudan and Ithiopia. Some overwinter.
A melodious bird with a distinct song.
The head with bold stripes
The largest of the egrets