• Southern Black Korhaan Afrotis afra

    Image ID
    FOT630052
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    20.8 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    7533 x 9467 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    638 x 802 mm
    25.1 x 31.6 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Southern Black Korhaan Afrotis afra South Africa insects small reptiles polgynous bird Kruger Park noisy tap tap cry black yellow white feathers grey wild life nature environment
    Description
    insects small reptiles Afrotis afra (Southern black korhaan SwAfrotis afra (Southern black korhaan) ) artvlerkkorhaan [Afrikaans]; Ikhalu-khalu [Xhosa]; Epampa (generic term for korhaan) [Kwangali]; Lekakarane [South Sotho]; Motlatlawê, Tlatlagwê [Tswana]; Zwarte trap [Dutch]; Outarde korhaan [French]; Gackeltrappe [German]; Abetarda-d'asa-preta [Portuguese The Southern black korhaan is endemic to South Africa, being found in the Western, Eastern and Northern Capes. It is common to uncommon in the remnants of renosterveld and strandveld in the Western Cape, and nama karoo in the Northern Cape. It feeds on insects, small reptiles and plant material, foraging on the ground and picking up food items with its bill. It is polygynous, meaning that the male mates with multiple females, who do all the incubation and caring of the chicks. Its 1-2 are laid eggs directly on the ground, often so that it conceals the incubating female
    Uploader
    Rob Weaver
    Contributor
    rob weaver
    Date Taken
    2009-10-29
    Uploaded on
    2009-10-29
    Collection
    Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls - Blyde River Canyon Dam - Kruger Park - South Africa
    Category
    Animals
    Sub Category
    Birds
    Dominant colour
    #908070