Campethera abingoni  Golden-tailed Woodpecker  Goudstertspeg
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Modimolle, Sep 2017

A breeding resident. Common and widespread across the Waterberg, less frequent in the surrounding thorn savanna (63% in, 37% out; recorded in 71% of the Waterberg pentads); likely to occur in any woodland; usually encountered solitarily, or in pairs while breeding; its presence is often given away by its characteristic short screechy call. Breeds in summer.
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Modimolle, Sep 2017
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Modimolle, Jul 2018

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