Birds at Shamwari

Rare White Fronted Bee Eaters

We’re very excited here at Shamwari Game Reserve as we witnessed a very rare thing this weekend. An unconfirmed sighting of White Fronted Bee Eaters was reported. This species of bird is not normally found on Shamwari Game Reserve and in all the distribution maps the closest population range is about 350km to 400km’s further [...]

2018-05-31T23:23:16+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Categories: Birds at Shamwari|0 Comments

Little Swifts at Longlee Manor

What amazing and interesting birds these little swifts (Apus affinis) are. Their long narrow wings and square shaped tails are highly adapted to the aerial lifestyle, they have short weak legs and a poorly developed breast muscle which is problematic for the little swift if it lands on the ground as it is rather difficult [...]

2018-05-31T23:23:35+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Categories: Birds at Shamwari|0 Comments