Beware the Bold, Bad Birds of the African Bush

Beware the Bold, Bad Birds of the African Bush

You have to be clever and tough to share your home with lions, leopards, elephants and jackals. That is especially true if you are bird. Meet the bold, bad birds of South Africa. These birds’ diversity of color, shapes, sizes – and outrageous behaviors is astounding. From acrobatic eagles to snake-stomping raptors, to the fabulous fishers, these are the bad-ass birds of subsaharan Africa! I asked our friend, naturalist Marc Cronje, a bird and wildlife field guide specialist, to name a few of his favorites – and of course, I want to know their secrets!

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Secrets of a Kruger Park Field Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All

Secrets of a Kruger Park Field Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All

Marc Cronje's day is full of lions, elephants, painted dogs, rhinos, and exotic birds. A professional wildlife field guide, Marc grew up in the world of chimpanzee conservation. Today he shares his passion for wildlife and habitat preservation and the secrets of South Africa's Kruger National Park with his safari guests - and us - for the experience of a life-time.  

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