SOUTHERN AFRICAN Temperate Seashore

The birds of the temperate seashores of southern Africa... 

Family Anatidae, Ducks, Geese & Swans

Egyptian Goose (the Boulders, South Africa).

Family Haematopodidae: Oystercatchers

African Oystercatcher (the Boulders, South Africa).

Family Laridae: Gulls

the Cape Gull form of the Kelp Gull (the Boulders, South Africa).

Family Spheniscidae: Penguins

Spheniscus spp. 'Banded or Jackass Penguins'

Spheniscus humboldti, 'Humboldt's Penguin' has one band on the chest (Northern Chile). 

Spheniscus magellanicus'Megallanic Penguin' has two dark bands; a throat and a breast band.

Spheniscus demesus, 'Cape Penguin', 'African Penguin' (the Boulders, South Africa).

Cape Penguin

Cape Penguin and young.

Family Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants

Cape Cormorant (the Boulders, South Africa).

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea. Meanwhile I am giving a lecture on the Sunshine Coast (Australia) on the "Sounds of suburban south-east Queensland".