Southern black korhaan


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Southern black korhaan or black bustard (Afrotis afra, mustakaulatrappi in Finnish) is a fine and proud looking bird, like wearing a tuxedo.

It is endemic to southwestern South Africa, where it occurs in Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces. It was historically very common but appears to have become scarcer and its distribution more fragmented. I saw this bird in the southern tip of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park‘s Twee Rivieren (Two Rivers) camp site.

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I will post every week “Thursday Twitters”, pictures of birds mainly from
Finland and Southern Africa, occasionally also taken elsewhere.
The source of the text is most likely Wikipedia or similar online article.

About Olli Laasanen

Eyes and ears open. New and old. Jobs and hobbies. Pictures and music. Entertaining and serious. Change and stability. Nature and urban.
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2 Responses to Southern black korhaan

  1. Anne says:

    These are lovely photographs!

  2. Thank you Anne. ☺

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