Lizard Buzzard

Lizard Buzzard

Lizard BuzzardKaupifalco monogrammicus (Genus: Kaupifalco, after Johann Jakob von Kaup [1803-1873], German zoologist and author; Species: monogrammicus, Latin = mono, single; grammicus = mark i.e. with a single mark, signed,…

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Cardinal Woodpecker

Cardinal Woodpecker

Dendropicos fuscescens (dendro, Greek = tree, picos, Greek = pecker; fuscescens, Latin = becoming brown) Hohodza, chingogogo, chigogodza (Shona); Pic cardinal (French); Pica-pau-cardeal (Portuguese)Drumming: http://www.xeno-canto.org/173496Call:  http://www.xeno-canto.org/280247 I have seen…

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African Palm Swift, In Flight

African Palm Swift

Cypsiurus parvus (cypsiurus: from kupselos, Latin = a kind of swallow, plus ouros, Greek = tailed; parvus: Latin = small) Nyenganyenga, mherepere (Shona = swallow, similar to but smaller than a swift); …

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