Hammerkop in the vines

Monday, 25 April 2016 by

This Hammerkop has now taken up residence in the vines at Pagelhouse, boldly exploring the grounds for the next meal. Description – Wikipedia The hamerkop is a medium-sized waterbird, standing 56 cm (22 in) high and weighing 470 g (17 oz), although the subspecies S. u. minor is smaller. Its plumage is a drab brown with purple iridescence on