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Pafuri Kruger Park Trip Report 17th and 18th December

I had a great two mornings of guided  birding tours on 17th and 18th December with my clients Clive and Ashleigh family to Pafuri in Kruger Park.We enter Pafuri gate early morning both days  and had some great stops before the Luvuvhu bridge.Along the way we saw some nice birds but our target birds were […]

I had a great two mornings of guided  birding tours on 17th and 18th December with my clients Clive and Ashleigh family to Pafuri in Kruger Park.We enter Pafuri gate early morning both days  and had some great stops before the Luvuvhu bridge.Along the way we saw some nice birds but our target birds were Arnot’s Chat and Racket-Tailed Roller.We got a pair of Racket-Tailed Roller on our second morning displaying.What a treat to see them rolling in the air.

We stopped at the bridge as always and hoping to see both the Böhm's Spinetails and Mottled Spinetail but with no luck some how we ticked some nice birds amongst many birds;White-Crowned Lapwing,Brown-Headed Parrot,African Green Pigeon,Woodland Kingfisher,African Morning Dove,Yellow breasted Apalis,African Pied Kingfisher,Bateleur,African Hawk Eagle.

Pafuri picnic site,Nyala dirve and Crooks Corner produced a hell list of birds;Black-throated Wattle-eye,Broadbilled Roller,Tropical Boubou,Retz’s Helmetshrike and White Crested Helmetshrike,Trumpeter Hornbill and Crowned Hornbill,Yellow White-eye,Crested Guineafowl,Kori Bustard,Saddle-Billed Stork and Woolly-necked Stork,Meves Starling and Violet Backed Starling.Yellow Billed Stork.

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