Wild Birds

Featured Bird Photograph: Southern Ground-hornbill or cafer

Other Featured Bird Photos

Interesting facts:

Amongst the most prominent features of these large African-dwelling birds are their human-like eyes and the long, dark and curly “lashes.” These aren’t lashes at all. In facts birds don’t have hair. The lashes consist of fine feathers – the function of which is to keep the dust out of the eyes.


Relevant Bird Species Information Page (includes more stunning photos of this bird species)

Learn more about / contact photographer via this link: Arno and Louise / Arno Meintjes http://www.flickr.com/people/arnolouise/





Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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