• Birding the Eshowe area, South Africa

    9 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The reason to come to Eshowe as a birder is to see Dhlinza Forest, a subtropical forest important for its biodiversity. The Dhlinza Forest has a boardwalk stretching 125 metres through the forest understory to a 20 metre high viewing platform. As usual, my experience with such boardwalks was somewhat underwhelming, as was Eshowe as a whole, but there were still a few birds worth mentioning at the forest and in the area surrounding Eshowe.
    I n these photos of different African Jacanas , you can easily spot the juvenile bird by the lack of blue front shield, the weaker coloration overall...
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