The fork-tailed drongo bird of Africa—quite the trickster—imitates multiple species’ warning calls to scare off other animals and steal their food, a study published Thursday revealed. Read more here.
Two black crakes on the muddy river bank.
A pied kingfisher on a tree along the river.
Another pied kingfisher and a broad-billed roller, sharing a dead tree.
An African mourning dove on a branch near the water.
A bit further are its migratory relatives: scores of European turtle doves on a tall tree, spending the winter here.
Another tree with many European turtle doves, with a hamerkop at its feet.
Again, a broad-billed roller.
Finally, on the bank, a beautiful African sea-eagle.
This is a BBC African sea-eagle (or fish-eagle) video.
See also this photo.