Hartebeestfontein Conservancy is proud to offer articles about trees, flowers, birds and alien species of the region. 

Cape Vulture

August's bird of the month is the Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres)

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Paradise Flycatcher

October’s bird of the month is the Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis). Photograph by Alex Delides of the Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy  

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Crested Barbet

This month's Bird of the Month is the Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii).  Crested Barbet - photograph courtesy of Operation Wildflower

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Groundscraper Thrush

June’s bird of the month is the Groundscraper Thrush (Turdus litsitsirupa) or Nwadlodlomam (Tswana). Groundscraper Thrush - Photographed by Eric Stockenstroom

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Cattle Egret

May’s Bird of the Month is the Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) or umLinda-nkomo (Zulu). Photographed by Eric Stockenstroom

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Bird of the Month

Blue waxbill

Bird of the Month

Halfcollared Kingfisher

Bird of the Month

Barn Owl

Bird of the Month

Blacksmith Plover

Bird of the Month

Redbilled Woodhoopoe

Bird of the Month

Brown-hooded Kingfisher