? Batis - these sightings (Sept 2013) are still a matter of conjecture

? Batis - these sightings (Sept 2013) are still a matter of conjecture

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Diary of significant bird sightings

September 2013 :




September 2012 :



August 2010 :


November 2008 :



June 2008 :

? Batis - First sighting in southern Africa sub-region
Confirmed sighting of male in Lodge grounds
Female spotted later
This identification is currently under review . . .

Angolan Cave Chat
First sighting in southern Africa sub-region

40km from Kunene River Lodge

Grey-headed Bush-Shrike - (rare)
Sight by Lodge Guest close to Kuene River Lodge

Yellow-bellied Waxbill - (Angolan Bocagei sub-species)
First sighting in southern Africa sub-region
Sighted close to Kunene River Lodge

Cinderella Waxbill Nest - First sighting in the wild Discovered by Pete Morgan close to Kuenne River Lodge
Five chicks successfully raised from nest after discovery

Other desirable species which are more commonly sighted:-

Grey Kestrel • Violet Wood-Hoopoe
Bennett's Woodpecker
(Capricorni sub-species)
Rüppell's Parrot • Bare-cheeked Babbler • Carp's Tit
Madagascar (Olive) Bee-eater • White-tailed Shrike

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