“This migrant lapwing, with yellow-orange eyes and brown legs, is essentially a Mozambiquan bird, but can sometimes be seen here at the western point of its range,” according to a Sabi Sabi field guide. “It favors dry savannah, and especially burnt or heavily grazed areas. It is nomadic, occurring in small parties.”
This striking species occurs in various woodlands throughout large portions of sub-Saharan Africa. I was hoping this bird would move to a spot with fewer branches while I photographed it, but sometimes you have to take what you can get.