Pale-chanting goshawk : This bird of prey is easily identifiable by its bright orange legs and matching beak. The goshawk has a distinct call, which is quite melodious in nature.
Grey heron : This wader spends most of its days close to water and excels at fishing. They generally stand motionless until prey is spotted and then they move stealthily towards it. Small fish are swallowed whole.
These are migratory birds who breed in warmer climates. They are passerine birds, which means their feet are adapted to perching. They tend to eat insects and bees, which they catch while perched on a branch.
African harrier hawk : This medium size bird of prey is omnivorous and has an incredible ability to climb. It has double jointed legs and is one of the most agile raptors. It has a small, pointed head and pale yellow spot on its face.
Bateleur eagle : this raptor is a medium size eagle and closely related to the brown snake eagle. Bateleur actually means "tightrope walker" in French. These eagles are renown for their exquisite acrobatics while in mid-air.
The southern-yellow billed hornbill. They are in abundance throughout all of the Kruger reserves. They are often seen foraging on the ground and are easily identifiable by their yellow, banana shaped beak.
The grey heron is a wading bird with slender legs and a long beak. They eat fish, ducklings and small amphibians. They have been known to assume a statue like position for hours on end while waiting for something to appear within striking range.