Circus ranivorus    African Marsh Harrier   Afrikaanse Vleivalk (Paddavreter)

 

A vagrant. Only one record of this species is known from the Waterberg in the past 20 years, a single birds near Alma in Jul 2015. In the 1960s it was a regularly recorded breeding resident both here and on the Nyl floodplain but it has seemingly disappeared from the region for reasons unknown.
African Marsh Harrier Waterberg distribution

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