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10 photos of incredible birds from South Africa’s Western Cape

Spotted Thick-knee

These birds, also known as Spotted Dikkops, are waders in the family Burhinidae. We found this nest with two adults and at least one chick atop a small rocky hill near a lighthouse.

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Matt Mendenhall

Matt Mendenhall

Matt Mendenhall is the editor of BirdWatching magazine and You can reach him at [email protected].

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