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Enjoying wildlife

White-eyed slaty flycatcher (race torvensis) White-eyed slaty flycatcher (race torvensis) Weaver yet to be indentified Weaver yet to be indentified Speckled mousebird Speckled mousebird

I am particularly enjoying seeing for the first time so many different bird species. The good thing is that you don’t have to try hard to spot interesting birds like the ones in the pictures. Aaron and I spent some time today trying to identify the many types of swifts, martins and swallows that were flying at KCCEM.  Identifying all of them will be the next challenge!

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  1. Sophie McDonnell says:

    Wow! Look at those Beautiful birds, I’m very jealous Lucia & Aaron! Keep posting fab pics 🙂

  2. Rayner says:

    Great pictures! Keep them coming

  3. Gareth Buckle says:

    The wildlife as well as the plant life look fantastic were really looking forward to seeing all the pics when you get back

  4. Nichola Thearle says:

    I’m intrigued by the speckled mousebird, do you know any more about it?

    • LUCIA DE LA RIVA PEREZ says:

      Mousebirds are social and endemic to Africa. Apparently they call each other regularly to ‘keep in touch’.

  5. Manuel says:

    Perhaps a Baglafecht Weaver (Ploceus baglafecht stuhlmani.
    Mousebirds are fun birds. They are birds to cartoons.

  6. Matt Coles says:

    Ugh that’s one dirty Budgie. Hope the trail wasn’t too arduous today.