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Double-spurred Francolin (Pternistis bicalcaratus)

The Double-spurred Francolin (Pternistis bicalcaratus) occurs in western Africa and with a very small population also in Morocco. The birds are generally shy and unobtrusive relying on their brown streaked plumage for camouflage. 50 more words

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Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa)

Waterbucks (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) can be assigned to one of two subspecies: the Common Waterbuck (Kobus e. ellipsiprymnus) of southeastern Africa and the Defassa Waterbuck ( 142 more words

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Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris)

The Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) is the most abundant member of the family of guineafowls. The species occurs naturally in wide parts of Africa except for rain forests and deserts. 213 more words

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THE WASP'S CRADLE

One late afternoon, I was just in time to witness this fight between a wasp and the chosen cradle for her eggs. Unfortunately the light was already very poor but I tried my utmost best to cover the event as good as possible. 182 more words

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Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)

The Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) is a small-sized vulture species occurring in much of sub-Saharan Africa except for its southernmost tip and the tropical rain forests. 80 more words

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