• Birding the Kruger Park (2): Bateleur area

    28 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Bateleur is a very small camp in the Kruger Park - a bit remote, but worth visiting. The one bird I did not see here, however, was the Bateleur Eagle...
    One highlight in the area is the Saddle-billed Stork , likely to be the tallest species in the stork family.
    This bird is represented in an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph. In order to avoid violating any copyright, I redrew this from an online source. So, if an ancient Egyptian scribe got drunk, then got to work early the next day and had to record a Saddle-billed Stork, the result from his still-shaky hands would have looked something like...
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