Loud and clear
Wild Magazine|Summer 2019 / 2020
Loud and clear
Woodland kingfishers are common in most rest camps in the Kruger National Park. Enjoy their evocative call during the summer months.
Marietjie and Albert Froneman

There is one unmistakable and distinctive trilling song that rings through the bushveld to herald summer. The characteristic tjik-trrrrrrrrrrrrr is synonymous with woodland areas in the more mesic [moderately moist – Ed.] northern and eastern parts of South Africa, wherever large trees provide suitable cavities for nesting. This can be quite far from water.


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Summer 2019 / 2020