Drowned

Gum trees (Eucalyptus sp.) are important commercial trees contributing towards South Africa’s economy, particularly within the forestry industry. They are also used in other sectors, with the bee-keeping industry relying on gums as a bee foraging resource. Six gum trees are regulated under the NEMBA Alien and Invasive Species Regulations.

Drowned

Mothering

Gulls nest in large, densely packed noisy colonies. They lay two or three speckled eggs in nests composed of vegetation. The young are precocial, being born with dark mottled down, and mobile upon hatching.

Mothering

Piercing

The southern yellow-billed hornbill is a hornbill found in southern Africa. Yellow-billed hornbills feed mainly on the ground, where they forage for seeds, small insects, spiders and scorpions.

Piercing